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Sphacella subtilissima var. anglica Batters

Publication details
Sphacella subtilissima var. anglica Batters 1897: 436

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1897). New or critical British marine algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 35: 433-440.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacella is Sphacella subtilissima Reinke.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongonema tomentosum (Hudson) K├╝tzing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), most slender, very delicate, or precise.

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

Taxonomic notes
Prud'homme van Reine (1982: 47) says that this entity represents an ectocarpoid alga, possibly a juvenile winter phase of Spongonema tomentosum.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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
Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1982). A taxonomic revision of the European Sphacelariaceae (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Leiden Botanical Series 6: [i-x], 1-293, 660 figs, XXI tables, 6 pls.

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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 20 June 2019.

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