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Sphacelaria olivacea var. solitaria Pringsheim 1874

Publication details
Sphacelaria olivacea var. solitaria Pringsheim 1874: 166, pl. X: figs 1, 11-13

Published in: Pringsheim, N. (1874). Ueber den Gang der morphologischen Differenzierung in de Sphacelarien-Reihe. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin, Phys. Kl. 1873: 137-191.

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 solitaria (Pringsheim) Kylin

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Helgoland, Germany (Pringsheim 1874: 166). Notes: Neotype: HELG, with propagules (Isotypes of S. furcigera var. saxatilis Kuckuck), collected on 27 September 1893 by Kuckuck; Type locality: Oldehovenbrunnen, Heligoland (Keum et al. 2001: 270).

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Source of current name
Kylin, H. (1947). Die Phaeophyceen der schwedischen Westküste. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 43(4): 1-99, 61 figs, 18 pls.

Key references
Keum, Y.-S., Oak, J.H., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Lee, I.K. (2001). Two species of Sphacelaria (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae), S. solitaria (Pringsheim) Kylin and S. recurva sp. nov. from Korea. Botanica Marina 44: 267-275.

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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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