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Sphacelaria arctica Harvey 1858

Publication details
Sphacelaria arctica Harvey 1858: 124

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1858). Nereis boreali-americana: or, contributions to a history of the marine Algae of North America. Part III. Chlorospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 10(2): 1-140, pls 37-50.
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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 Battersia arctica (Harvey) Draisma, Prud'homme & H.Kawai

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria cirrosa [cirrhosa] var. notata C.Agardh 1828
Sphacelaria clevei Grunow 1874
Sphacelaria cirrosa [cirrhosa] f. corticata-radicans Areschoug 1876
Sphacelaria intermedia Gobi 1877
Sphacelaria notata (C.Agardh) Kjellman 1890
Sphacelaria racemosa f. notata (C.Agardh) Svedelius 1901

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Sphacelaria arctica Harvey)
Swedish: Ishavstofs (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

Type information
Type locality: Disko รถ, Greenland (Athanasiadis 1996: 195). Holotype: Lyall (s.n.); vi.1852; in tide pools. BM (Draisma, Prud'homme van Reine & Kawai 2010: 322). Notes: TCD.

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Source of current name
Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Kawai, H. (2010). A revised classification of the Sphacelariales (Phaeophyceae) inferred from a psbC and rbcL based phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology 45(3): 308-326.

Key references
Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Kawai, H. (2014). A revised classification of the Sphacelariales (Phaeophyceae) inferred from a psbC and rbcL based phylogeny (Corrigendum). European Journal of Phycology 49(4): 576.

Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of algae-macrophytes Kamchatka waters. Vol 1. Green algae and brown algae]. pp. 1-216. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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References
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Klozcova, N.G. & Zhukov, V.E. (1987). Brown alga Sphacelaria arctica from the northwestern Sea of Japan. Mar. Biol., Vladivostok 4: 74-76.

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