Sphacelaria mirabilis ( ex ) Prud'homme 1982
Sphacelaria mirabilis (Reinke ex Batters) Prud'homme 1982: 168, figs 380-421
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Battersia mirabilis Reinke ex Batters
Type locality: Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland, England (Athanasiadis 1996: 201). Type: KIEL Notes: North Sea coast at Berwick, England (on Ralfsiae) (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sphacelaria mirabilis (Reinke ex Batters) Prud'homme)
Europe: Britain (Prud'homme van Reine 1982, Hardy & Guiry 2003), Norway (Prud'homme van Reine 1982), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Sweden (Prud'homme van Reine 1982 ).
North America: Maine (ME) (Prud'homme van Reine 1982).
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.
Created: 05 August 1996 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 13 August 2020.