Scagelia pusilla (Ruprecht) Athanasiadis ex Maggs & Hommersand 1993

Publication Details
Scagelia pusilla (Ruprecht) Athanasiadis ex Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 30

Published in: Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scagelia is Scagelia occidentalis (Kylin) Wollaston.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scagelothamnion pusillum (Ruprecht) Athanasiadis.

Callithamnion pusillum Ruprecht

Type Information
Nova Zemlja, Arctic Russia; (Athanasiadis 1996: 87) Lectotype: LE; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 30)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 08 February 2023

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