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Sphaerococcus secundus C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus secundus C.Agardh 1827: 645

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1827). Neue Gattungen und Arten von Algen. Flora 10(41): 641-646.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Sphaerococcus is Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse.

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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ad Tergestrum in altiori mari [Trieste, Italy] (Agardh 1827: 645).

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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.

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