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Hypnophycus spicifera (Suhr) Kützing 1843

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Hypneaceae
Genus Hypnophycus

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Hypnophycus spicifera (Suhr) Kützing
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

Hypnophycus spicifera (Suhr) Kützing
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Hypnophycus spicifera (Suhr) Kützing
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Halimeda incrassata f. gracilis Børgesen

Hypnea spicifera (Suhr) Harvey KwaZulu-Natal
© Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com)

Publication details
Hypnophycus spicifera (Suhr) Kützing 1843: 405

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea spicifera (Suhr) Harvey

Basionym
Gracilaria spicifera Suhr

Type information
Type locality: "Algoa-Bai" [Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa] (Suhr 1834: 731).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

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Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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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 19 April 2021.

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