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Sphacelaria implicata Sauvageau 1901

Publication details
Sphacelaria implicata Sauvageau 1901: 228, 230, fig. 27

Published in: Sauvageau, C. (1901). Remarques sur les Sphacélariacées. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 15: 237-255.
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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 Herpodiscus implicatus (Sauvageau) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), entangled, entwined, interwoven, interlaced (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Banks Peninsula, New Zealand (Womersley 1987: 152). Lectotype: Raoul; PC (Womersley 1987: 152). Notes: F. von Mueller (s.n.), Australia on Cystophora scalaris; Raoul (s.n.) New Zealand, on Cystophora (Blossevillea) retorta 1843 (PC: syntypes) (Draisma et al. 2010).

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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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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