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Sphacelaria mirabilis (Reinke ex Batters) Prud’'homme van Reine

Publication details
Sphacelaria mirabilis (Reinke ex Batters) Prud’'homme van Reine 1982: 168, figs 380-421

Published in: 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.

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 Battersia mirabilis Reinke ex Batters

Basionym
Battersia mirabilis Reinke ex Batters

Type information
Type locality: Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland, England (Athanasiadis 1996: 201). Type: KIEL Notes: North Sea coast at Berwick, England (on Ralfsiae) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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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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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