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Sphacelaria pennata var. fusca (Lyngbye) D.E.G.Irvine 1956

Publication details
Sphacelaria pennata var. fusca (Lyngbye) D.E.G.Irvine 1956: 32

Published in: Irvine, D.E.G. (1956). Notes on British species of the genus Sphacelaria Lyngb. Transactions and Proceedings of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh 37: 24-45.

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 cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh

Sphacelaria pennata Lyngbye

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnate (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Although often considered the basionym of Sphacelaria pennata, Prud’homme van Reine (1982: 242) has rejected Conferva pennata Hudson as a "nomen dubium confusum" (see also Dixon & Parkes (1968: 80); the next earliest certain name is Sphacelaria pennata Lyngbye (1819). - (31 Dec 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 06 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 December 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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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 02 December 2020.

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