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Sphacelaria gracilescens Agardh 1841

Publication details
Sphacelaria gracilescens Agardh in J. Agardh 1841: 454

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 gracilescens (J.Agardh) Womersley

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

Nomenclatural notes
Sphacelaria gracilescens Diesing in J. Agardh 1841: 454 (Index Nominum Algarum). - (15 May 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: "New Holl." (Womersley 1967: 202). Type: Diesing; Herb. Agardh, LD 45899 (Womersley 1967: 202).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1967). A critical survey of the marine algae of southern Australia. II. Phaeophyta. Australian Journal of Botany 15: 189-270, 6 figs.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2020.

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