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Battersia arctica (Harvey) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai 2010

Publication details
Battersia arctica (Harvey) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai 2010: 322

Published in: Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Kawai, H. (2010). A revised classification of the Sphacelariales (Phaeophyceae) inferred from a psbC and rbcL based phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology 45(3): 308-326.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Battersia is Battersia mirabilis Reinke ex Batters.

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

Basionym
Sphacelaria arctica Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Disko ö, Greenland (Athanasiadis 1996: 195). Holotype: Lyall (s.n.); vi.1852; in tide pools. BM (Draisma, Prud'homme van Reine & Kawai 2010: 322). Notes: TCD.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria arctica Harvey 1858
Sphacelaria racemosa var. arctica (Harvey) Reinke 1889
Sphacelaria racemosa f. arctica (Harvey) Sauvageau 1903

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Sphacelaria arctica Harvey)
Swedish: Ishavstofs (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

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Key references
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

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