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Caulacanthus spinellus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kützing

Publication details
Caulacanthus spinellus (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kützing 1849: 753

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulacanthus is Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing

Basionym
Rhodomela spinella J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Type information
Syntype localities: New Zealand: east coast and Bay of Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 282).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Searles, R.B. (1968). Morphological studies of red algae of the order Gigartinales. University of California Publications in Botany 43: vi (vii) + 100, 33 figs, 12 plates.

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