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Sphacelaria expansa Noda 1969

Publication details
Sphacelaria expansa Noda 1969: 31, fig. 32

Published in: Noda, M. (1969). The species of Phaeophyta from Sado Island in the Japan Sea. Science Reports of Niigata University Series D (Biology) 6: 1-64.

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 rigidula K├╝tzing

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sphacelaria expansa Noda)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

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

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