Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye 1818: 8 (expl. pl.), pl. MDC
Published in: Hornemann, J.V. (1818). [Flora danica] 9, fasc. 27. . Havniae [Copenhagen].
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This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), reticulate, netted, marked with a network (Stearn 1973).
Sphacelaria cirrosa var. reticulata (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1824
Disphacella reticulata (Lyngbye) Sauvageau 1903
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 59). Type: Lyngbye, sine numero; February 1816; Washed up (as 'Ceramium reticulatum'). C (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 59).
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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