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Sphacelaria hancockii E.Y.Dawson 1944

Publication details
Sphacelaria hancockii E.Y.Dawson 1944: 225, 226, 360, 361, pl. 31: fig.8

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
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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 novae-hollandiae Sonder

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Propagulifera Section Furcigera

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: San Jose del Cabo (Dawson 1944: 226). Not specified: D. 643; 16 February 1940; on rocks in middle littoral, entangled with Cladophora, Ectocarpus, Ceramium, etc.. Herb. AHF 10 (Dawson 1944: 226).

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Source of current name
Keum, Y.-S., Oak, J.H., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Lee, I.K. (2003). Comparative morphology and taxonomy of Sphacelaria species with tribuliform propagules (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Botanica Marina 46: 113-124.

Key references
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

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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 28 November 2020.

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