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Sphacelaria plumosa Lyngbye 1819

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Sphacelariales
Family Sphacelariaceae
Genus Sphacelaria

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Sphacelaria plumosa Lyngbye
Helgoland, Germany; 6m depth. Apex under microscope. 11 Jul 1007. Gesche Bock. © Gesche Bock (gbock@ifm-geomar.de).

 

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Sphacelaria plumosa Lyngbye Helgoland, Germany; 6m depth. Apex under microscope
© 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 reticulata Lyngbye.

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

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cladostephus plumosus (Lyngbye) Fries 1835

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium pennatum Hornemann 1813
Sphacelaria plumosa var. divaricata Lyngbye 1819
Sphacelaria heteronema Postels & Ruprecht 1840

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Hofmansgave, Fyn, Denmark (Athanasiadis 1996: 199). Type: C

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Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

Key references
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.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of algae-macrophytes Kamchatka waters. Vol 1. Green algae and brown algae]. pp. 1-216. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

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