Actinococcus roseus ex Kützing
Actinococcus roseus Suhr ex Kützing 1843: 177, pl. 45, fig. 4
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Actinococcus.
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), rose-coloured (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 July 2019.