155,120 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,785 images, 59,952 bibliographic items, 433,854 distributional records.

Sarconema furcatum Børgesen

Publication details
Sarconema furcatum Børgesen 1934: 12, fig. 8, pl. II (upper)

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sarconema is Sarconema furcellatum Zanardini.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarconema filiforme (Sonder) Kylin

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), forked, furcate (Stearn 1992).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Karachi, Pakistan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 337).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. & Edelstein, T. (1974). The morphology and taxonomy of the red alga Sarconema (Gigartinales: Solieriaceae). Phycologia 13(1): 31-43, 25 figs.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 14 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 558 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=17018

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio