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Microspongium immersum (Levring) P.M.Pedersen 1984

Publication details
Microspongium immersum (Levring) P.M.Pedersen 1984: 35

Published in: Pedersen, P.M. (1984). Studies on primitive brown algae (Fucophyceae). Opera Botanica 74: 1-76, 40 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Microspongium is Microspongium gelatinosum Reinke.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Streblonema immersum Levring

Type information
Type locality: Agnö, Norway (Athanasiadis 1996: 157). Type: in Dumontia. GB

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), submerged, imbedded, covered up, immersed (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Streblonema immersum Levring 1937
Entonema immersum (Levring) Waern 1950

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Streblonema immersum Levring)
Europe: Britain (Pedersen 1980), Norway (Jaasund 1965).

(as Microspongium immersum (Levring) P.M.Pedersen)
Europe: Britain (Hardy & Guiry 2003, Guiry 2012, Brodie & al. 2016), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996).

Key references
Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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