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Sphaceloderma caespitulum (Lyngbye) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphaceloderma is Sphaceloderma helgolandicum Kuckuck.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Sphacelaria caespitula Lyngbye

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria caespitula Lyngbye 1819

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaceloderma helgolandicum Kuckuck 1894

Habitat notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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