Sphacelaria rigidula Kützing 1843

Sphacelaria rigidula Kützing

Current name: Sphacelaria rigidula Kützing
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de filamentos con propágulos característicos de la especie. Foto: Ángel Moreira.

Publication Details
Sphacelaria rigidula Kützing 1843: 292

Published in: 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.

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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria cirrosa (Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Nuweiba, Sinai, Red Sea; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 41) Holotype: W. Schimper; L; 937.117.229 (Prud'homme van Reine 1982: 203) Notes: On Hormophysa cuneiformis (as Cystoseira triquetra) (Lipkin & Silva 2002). Womersley (1987: 166) gives the following data: Type from Red Sea, on Hormophysa triquetra (Schimper); Holotype in L, 937, 117...229; isotype in W, 19682.

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 23 November 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 July 2024

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