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Sphacelaria plumula var. californica Sauvageau 1901

Publication details
Sphacelaria plumula var. californica Sauvageau 1901: 109, fig. 21

Published in: Sauvageau, C. (1901). Remarques sur les Sphacélariacées. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 15: 105-116.
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Publication date: April 1901

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 Sphacelaria californica (Sauvageau) Setchell & N.L.Gardener

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1956).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: suggested specific status but not accepted by the author. - (31 Dec 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: San Diego (Yoshida 1998

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Source of current name
Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1925). The marine algae of the Pacific coast of North America. Part III. Melanophyceae. University of California Publications in Botany 8: 383-898, Plates 34-107.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2020.

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