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Sphacelaria velutina Greville 1828

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Sphacelariales
Family Sphacelariaceae
Genus Sphacelaria

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Sphacelaria velutina Greville
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria velutina Greville
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria velutina Greville
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria velutina Greville
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria velutina Greville
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria velutina Greville
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria velutina Greville
Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria velutina Greville
North of Portugal, Moledo; on Himanthalia elongata. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphacelaria velutina Greville
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Bariz; on Himanthalia elongata. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Enteromorpha minima var. elongata Schiffner

Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh Herponema velutinum on Himanthalia elongata, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara"
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Sphacelaria velutina Greville 1828: 6, pl. 350

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1828). Scottish cryptogamic flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English Botany. Vol. 6 (fasc. 67-72), pls 331-360. Edinburgh & London: MacLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin, Craddock & Joy.
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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 Herponema velutinum (Greville) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), velvety, densely covered with short soft erect hairs (Stearn 1973).

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.

Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1872). Bidrag till Florideernes systematik. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 8(6): 1-60.

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Michael Guiry in 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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