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Sphacelaria rigida Hering

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Sphacelariales
Family Sphacelariaceae
Genus Sphacelaria

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Sphacelaria rigida Hering
North of Spain, 2011. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Laurencia paniculata f. patentiramea (Montagne) Hauck

Sphacelaria rigida Hering North of Spain, 2011
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Sphacelaria rigida Hering in Krauss 1846: 213

Published in: Krauss, F. [Krauss, C.F.F. von] (1846). Pflanzen des Cap- und Natal-Landes, gesammelt und zusammengestellt von Dr. Ferdinand Krauss. (Schluss.). Flora 29(14): 209-215.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria tribuloides Meneghini

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Natal Bay (Durban), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 578).

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2019.

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