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Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye

Publication details
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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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sphacelaria

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), reticulate, netted, marked with a network (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria cirrosa var. reticulata (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1824
Disphacella reticulata (Lyngbye) Sauvageau 1903

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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Key references
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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