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Sphacelaria olivacea var. radicans (Dillwyn) J.Agardh

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

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Sphacelaria olivacea var. radicans (Dillwyn) J.Agardh
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

 

Chondrus armatus (Harvey) Okamura

Sphacelaria radicans (Dillwyn) C.Agardh Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada
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Publication details
Sphacelaria olivacea var. radicans (Dillwyn) J.Agardh 1848: 31

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 Protohalopteris radicans (Dillwyn) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai

Basionym
Conferva radicans Dillwyn

Type information
Lectotype locality: Bantry Bay, Ireland (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 62). Lectotype: Miss Ellen Hutchins; BM-K 142.832 (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 62). Notes: Leg. W. Borrer, Jr. (Draisma et al. 2010).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
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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