Sphaceloderma caespitulum ( ) , Prud'homme & H.
Sphaceloderma caespitulum (Lyngbye) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai 2010: 321
Published in: Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Kawai, H. (2010). A revised classification of the Sphacelariales (Phaeophyceae) inferred from a psbC and rbcL based phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology 45(3): 308-326.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Sphacelaria caespitula Lyngbye
Lectotype locality: Naes, Østerø, Faeroes (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 575). Lectotype: Lyngbye; 29.vii.1817; ad stipitem Fuci digitali inter Conferva Rothii. C (Draisma, Prud'homme van Reine & Kawai 2010: 321). Notes: LD (Draisma et al. 2010). LT fide Prud'homme van Reine, 80-81, 1982 (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), little tuft (Stearn 1973).
Sphacelaria caespitula Lyngbye 1819
Sphaceloderma helgolandicum Kuckuck 1894
A subtidal, permanently submerged and strictly marine species which does not penetrate far into brackish waters (Draisma et al. 2010, citing Prud'homme van Reine, 1982). - (4 Nov 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
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