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Sphacelaria olivacea (Dillwyn) Greville 1824

Publication details
Sphacelaria olivacea (Dillwyn) Greville 1824: 96

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1824). Scottish cryptogamic flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English Botany. Vol. 2 (fasc. 19-24), Plates 91-120 [with text]. Edinburgh & London: MacLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin, Craddock & Joy.
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Publication date: Various in 1824

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 radicans (Dillwyn) C.Agardh

Basionym
Conferva olivacea Dillwyn

Type information
Type locality: Papa Westray, Orkney Islands (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 62). Type: Borrer, sine numero; BM (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 62).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1982). A taxonomic revision of the European Sphacelariaceae (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Leiden Botanical Series 6: [i-x], 1-293, 660 figs, XXI tables, 6 pls.

Key references
Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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