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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelaria rigidula Kützing, 1843 
AphiaID: 145902

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterokonta (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOchrophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaeista (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnista (Infraphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucistia (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaeophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelariales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelariaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelaria (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelaria Lyngbye, 1818
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelaria apicalis Takamatsu, 1943
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelaria caespitosa Takamatsu, 1943
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelaria expansa Noda, 1969
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelaria furcigera Kützing, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelaria iridaeophytica Nagai, 1932
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelaria iwagaskensis Noda, 1970
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelaria linearis Takamatsu, 1943
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphacelaria variabilis Sauvageau, 1901
Sources  basis of record Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortogrenet totalge  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Ocean [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (17 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (15 nucleotides; 7 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77184 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet photosynthetic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions tufts to 2 cm high [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Long Island Sound, Gulf of Maine to Scotian coast, Gulf of St. Lawrence to Newfoundland [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat tide pools or shallow sublittoral on shells, stones or coarse algae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Brown colour results from the dominance of the xanthophyll fucoxanthin; this masks the other pigments, Chlorophyll a and c (no chlorophyll b), beta-carotene and other xanthophylls. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction general for group: most brown algae have an alternation of haploid and dioploid generations; The haploid thalli form isogamous, anisogamous or oogamous gametes and the diploid thalli form zoospores by meiosis. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145902
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Sphacelaria rigidula Kützing, 1843. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=145902 on 2014-08-31
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