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Sphaerococcus interruptus Greville

Publication details
Sphaerococcus interruptus Greville 1829: 423, pl. 26, fig. 1

Published in: Greville, R.A. [K.] (1829). Descriptiones novarum specierum ex algarum ordine. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 14: 421-424, pl. XXVI.
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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 Coccotylus truncatus (Pallas) M.J.Wynne & J.N.Heine

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), interrupted, not continued (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: In mari arctico (Greville 1829: 423). Type: W.N. Griffiths; (Greville 1829: 423).

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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 19 October 2018.

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