Sphacelaria elliptica Dickinson 1952

Publication Details
Sphacelaria elliptica Dickinson 1952: 41, fig. 1

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sphacelaria brachygonia Montagne.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Teshi, Ghana; Lectotype: Lawson 211; BM-K; (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 188)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), elliptic, elliptical (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 March 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2024

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