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Sphacelaria cornuta Sauvageau 1901

Publication details
Sphacelaria cornuta Sauvageau 1901: 243, 245, fig. 31

Published in: Sauvageau, C. (1901). Remarques sur les Sphacélariacées. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 15: 368-380.
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Publication date: November 1901

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sphacelaria is Sphacelaria reticulata Lyngbye.

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

Type information
Type locality: Canala, New Caledonia (Keum, Oak, Prud'homme van Reine & Lee 2003: 115). Holotype: On Turbinaria (epitype) PC (Keum, Oak, Prud'homme van Reine & Lee 2003: 115).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horned.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria tsengii Draisma, Keum, Prud’homme & Lokhorst 1998

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Luan Rixiao, Ding Lanping, Lu Baoren & Tseng, C.K. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus III Phaeophyta No. I(1) Ectocarpales Ralfsiales Sphaceariales Dictyotales. pp. [i]-xxii, 1-195, pls I-XXII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 July 2021.

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