Sphacelaria mexicana W.R.Taylor
Sphacelaria mexicana W.R.Taylor 1945: 86, pl. 3: figs 1-8
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria tribuloides Meneghini
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Braithwaite Bay, Isla Socorro, Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico (Taylor 1945: 86). Holotype: W.R. Taylor, No. 34-7; 2 Jan. 1934; On rocks in the littoral zone.. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 86).
Source of current name
Keum, Y.-S., Oak, J.H., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Lee, I.K. (2003). Comparative morphology and taxonomy of Sphacelaria species with tribuliform propagules (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Botanica Marina 46: 113-124.
Created: 27 December 2001 by M.D. Guiry
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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.