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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 reticulata Lyngbye.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), elliptic, elliptical (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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Created: 02 March 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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John, D.M. (1972). Sphacelaria elliptica Dick. conspecific with Sphacelaria brachygonia Mont. (Phaeophyta). Bull I F A N 34: 1-4.

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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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