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Sphaerococcus erectus Greville

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Sphaerococcaceae
Genus Sphaerococcus

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Sphaerococcus erectus Greville
upper subtidal, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus erectus Greville
France, Brittany, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus erectus Greville
Plate from Greville (1828). 14 Jun 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Out of copyright.

Sphaerococcus erectus Greville
Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus erectus Greville
Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus erectus Greville
middle intertidal, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus erectus Greville
Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; old plants growing through shell debris. 03 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Leptonema fasciculatum Reinke

Cordylecladia erecta (Greville) J.Agardh middle intertidal, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2007
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus erectus Greville 1828: pl. 357, figs 1-8

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1828). Scottish cryptogamic flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English Botany. Vol. 6 (fasc. 67-72), pls 331-360. Edinburgh & London: MacLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin, Craddock & Joy.
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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 Cordylecladia erecta (Greville) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), erect (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "In the sea; February. Discovered in England by Mrs Griffiths at Tor-Abbey rocks, Meadfoot, Waldon rocks, &c. in Torbay; and at Sidmouth." (Greville 1828: pl. 357). Lectotype: Mrs Griffiths; February. E (Jones 1962: 143). Notes: Paratypes: BM-K, LD. Lectotype from Sidmouth (Jones 1962: 143).

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Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 3, fasc. 1. pp. 701-786. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2018.

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