Sphacelaria plumosa Lyngbye 1819

Chaetopteris plumosa (Lyngbye) Kützing

Current name: Chaetopteris plumosa (Lyngbye) Kützing
Helgoland, Germany; 6m depth. Apex under microscope - 11 July 1007. Gesche Bock (gbock@ifm-geomar.de)

Publication Details
Sphacelaria plumosa Lyngbye 1819: 103, pl. 30 C: figs 1, 2

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 cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetopteris plumosa (Lyngbye) Kützing.

Type Information
Type locality: Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark; (Athanasiadis 1996: 199) Type: C;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 July 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 June 2024

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