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Sphacelaria bipinnata (Kützing) Piccone 1884

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


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Sphacelaria bipinnata (Kützing) Piccone
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; epiphytic on Cystoseira nodicaulis. 11 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).


Sphacelaria bipinnata (Kützing) Piccone Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; epiphytic on Cystoseira nodicaulis
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Sphacelaria bipinnata (Kützing) Piccone 1884: 51

Published in: Piccone, A. (1884). Crociera del Corsaro alle Isole Madera e Canarie del Capitano Enrico d'Albertis. Alghe. pp. [3]-60, 1 pl. Genova [Genoa]: Tipografia del r. Istituto Sordo-Muti.

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 Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh

Stypocaulon bipinnatum Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), twice-pinnate.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sphacelaria bipinnata (Kützing) Piccone)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1978), Iceland (Munda 1979).

Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Dixon 1961), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Ireland (Guiry 1977, Guiry 1978, De Valéra & al. 1979, Morton 1994), Norway (Jaasund 1965), Sweden (Kylin 1907, Kylin 1947).

Key references
Jaasund, E. (1965). Aspects of the marine algal vegetation of North Norway. Botanica Gothoburgensia. Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis 4: 1-174.

Sauvageau, C. (1902). Remarques sur les Sphacélariacées. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 16: 325-349?.

Created: 16 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Chemin, E. (1922). Sur la parasitisme de Sphacelaria bipinnata Sauvageau. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. 174: 244.
Clint, H.B. (1927). The life history and cytology of Sphacelaria bipinnata Sauv.. Publications of the Hartley Botanical Laboratories, Univ. of Liverpool No. 3: 5-23.
Goodband, S.J. (1973). Observations on the development of endophytic filaments of Sphacelaria bipinnata (Kütz.) Sauv. on Halidrys siliquosa (l.) Lyngb.. British Phycological Journal 8: 175-179.

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