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Sphacelaria spinulosa Lyngbye 1819

Publication details
Sphacelaria spinulosa Lyngbye 1819: 106, pl. 32 B

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
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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 Stypocaulon scoparium (Linnaeus) K├╝tzing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spinulose (Stearn 1973).

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

Distributional notes
It is possible the unattached specimens, designated as S. spinulosa by Lyngbye, belong to Stypocaulon durum (Ruprecht) Okamura (1902) from the NW Pacific, Atlantic Canada and ? Baltic (Prud’homme van Reine, 1993: 154).

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 30 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

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

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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 27 November 2020.

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