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Spongomorpha mertensii (Yendo) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1920

Publication details
Spongomorpha mertensii (Yendo) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1920: 280

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1920). Phycological contributions. I. University of California Publications in Botany 7: 279-324, pls 21-31.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Spongomorpha is Spongomorpha congregata (C.Agardh) K├╝tzing.

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

Basionym
Acrosiphonia mertensii Yendo

Origin of species name
(Latinised), named for Dr Mertens.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cladophora mertensii (Yendo) De Toni 1889
Acrosiphonia mertensii Yendo 1916

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva mertensii Ruprecht 1850
Spongomorpha arcta var. limitanea Collins 1911
Spongomorpha ochotensis Tokida 1932
Acrosiphonia ochotensis (Tokida) K.L.Vinogradova 1979

Nomenclatural notes
Spongomorpha mertensii (Ruprecht) Setchell & Gardner 1920a: 280 (Setchell & Gardner 1920b: 227; Scagel 1957: 57; Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009: 319; Index Nominum Algarum). - (27 Jan 2010) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Intertidal zone (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Scagel, R.F. (1957). An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). Bulletin, National Museum of Canada 150: [i]-vi, 1-289.

Selivanova, O.N. & Zhigadlova, G.G. (2009). Marine benthic algae of the South Kamchatka state wildlife sanctuary (Kamchatka, Russia). Botanica Marina 52(4): 317-329.

Zhigadlova, G.G. & Lopatina, N.A. (2020). [Green algae Chlorophyta algae]. In: Flora and Fauna of Matua Island (middle Kuril Islands): the field guide. Volume 1. Sea. (Sanamyan, K.E. &Sanamyan, N.P. Eds), pp. 468-485. Cherepovets: Intron. [in Russian]

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