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Sphacelaria spuria Sauvageau 1900

Publication details
Sphacelaria spuria Sauvageau 1900: 318, 321, fig. 13

Published in: Sauvageau, C. (1900). Remarques sur les Sphacélariacées. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 14: 313-322.

Publication date: November 1900

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 Herpodiscus spurius (Sauvageau) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Brighton, Port Phillip, Victoria (Womersley 1987: 151). Holotype: Harvey; on Cystophora botryocystis. Herb. Thuret, PC (Womersley 1987: 151). Notes: Womersley (1987) notes that there is a fragment in ADU (A18448).

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Source of current name
Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Kawai, H. (2010). A revised classification of the Sphacelariales (Phaeophyceae) inferred from a psbC and rbcL based phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology 45(3): 308-326.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1967). A critical survey of the marine algae of southern Australia. II. Phaeophyta. Australian Journal of Botany 15: 189-270, 6 figs.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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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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