Sphaerococcus secundus C.
Sphaerococcus secundus C.Agardh 1827: 645
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1827). Neue Gattungen und Arten von Algen. Flora 10(41): 641-646.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria secunda (C.Agardh) Zanardini
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), next, following, second, having leaves or other features turned towards the same side (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ad Tergestrum in altiori mari [Trieste, Italy] (Agardh 1827: 645).
Source of current name
Zanardini, G. (1840). Sopra le alghe del mare Adriatico. Lettera seconda di Giovanni Zanardini, medico fisico in Venezia, alla Direzione della Biblioteca Italiana. Biblioteca Italiana Ossia Giornale di Letteratura Scienze ed Arti 99: 195-229.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 November 2018.