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Sphacelaria biradiata Askenasy

Publication details
Sphacelaria biradiata Askenasy 1894: 15, pl. II: fig. 12

Published in: Askenasy, E. (1894). Über einige australische Meeresalgen. Flora, Jena 78: 1-18, 3 figs, pls I-IV.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria harveyana Sauvageau 1902

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Adelaide, South Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 574). Type: on Laurencia. B? (Womersley 1987: 164). Notes: Womersley (1987) cites the type locality as "Adelaide", S. Aust.

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1967). A critical survey of the marine algae of southern Australia. II. Phaeophyta. Australian Journal of Botany 15: 189-270, 6 figs.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2019.

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