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Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh 1824

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Sphacelariales
Family Sphacelariaceae
Genus Sphacelaria

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Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 20 Apr 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh
Florida; prostrate system with erect filaments produced by germinating plurizoids. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh
Florida; sporophyte with unilocular sporangia. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh
Florida; gametophyte with plurilocular gametangia. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Halopteris filicina (Grateloup) Kützing Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2008
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Sphacelaria filicina (Grateloup) C.Agardh 1824: 166

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Publication date: probably September 1824

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 Halopteris filicina (Grateloup) Kützing

Basionym
Ceramium filicinum Grateloup

Type information
Type locality: Montpellier, Hérault, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 578). Type: herb. alg. Agardh, LD 45769 (Yoshida 1998

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fern-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Zanardini, G. (1873). Scelta di Ficee nuove o più rare dei mari Mediterraneo ed Adriatico. (Decade XII). Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 17(3): [427]-460, pls LXXXIX-XCVI.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 November 2020.

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