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Sphacelaria britannica Sauvageau 1901

Publication details
Sphacelaria britannica Sauvageau 1901: 50, 53, fig. 16

Published in: Sauvageau, C. (1901). Remarques sur les Sphacélariacées. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 15: 50-62.
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Publication date: February 1901

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 nana Nägeli ex Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to or of Britain.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sphacelaria britannica Sauvageau)
Atlantic Islands: E. Greenland (Pedersen 1976), Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972), Madeira (Levring 1974).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Munda 1979), France (Feldmann & Magne 1964, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007), Ireland (Adams 1908, Cotton 1912, Guiry 1978), Italy (Giaccone 1969), Norway (Jaasund 1965).

North America: Maine (Taylor 1957).

Created: 11 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 December 2007 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.)

Blackler, H. & Jackson, D.C. (1966). The discovery of plurilocular sporangia in Sphacelaria britannica Sauv.. British Phycological Bulletin 3: 85.
van den Hoek, C. (1958). Sphacelaria britannica Sauv. nouveau pour la côte Française et quelques algues marines nouvelles ou rares pour la region de Roscoff. Blumea, Supplement 4 : 188-195.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 January 2021.

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