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Sporochnus aculeatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Sporochnales
Family Sporochnaceae
Genus Sporochnus

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Sporochnus aculeatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Saccorhiza polyschides, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sporochnus aculeatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sporochnus aculeatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sporochnus aculeatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
British Columbia; zoospores showing stigmata. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

 

Ectocarpus pumilus Zanardini

Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Sporochnus aculeatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1817: 10

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sporochnus is Sporochnus pedunculatus (Hudson) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: between England and France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 901).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.

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