Sphacella subtilissima var. anglica
Sphacella subtilissima var. anglica Batters 1897: 436
Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1897). New or critical British marine algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 35: 433-440.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongonema tomentosum (Hudson) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), most slender, very delicate, or precise.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Prud'homme van Reine (1982: 47) says that this entity represents an ectocarpoid alga, possibly a juvenile winter phase of Spongonema tomentosum.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1982). A taxonomic revision of the European Sphacelariaceae (Sphacelariales, Phaeophyceae). Leiden Botanical Series 6: [i-x], 1-293, 660 figs, XXI tables, 6 pls.
Created: 17 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2020.