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Actinococcus aggregatus F.Schmitz

Publication details
Actinococcus aggregatus F.Schmitz 1893: 385

Published in: Schmitz, F. (1893). Die Gattung Actinococcus Kütz. Flora 77: 367-418, 5 figs, pl. VII.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Actinococcus is Actinococcus roseus Suhr ex Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clustered.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Dixon & Irvine (1977: 219) note that Schmitz applied this name to outgrowths of Gymnogongrus griffithsiae, which he thought constituted a separate parasitic organism. - (30 Jun 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Naples (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 June 2009 by Wendy 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 12 November 2018.

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