Sphaerococcus armatus C.
Sphaerococcus armatus C.Agardh 1827: 645
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1827). Neue Gattungen und Arten von Algen. Flora 10(41): 641-646.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria armata (C.Agardh) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), equipped, armed (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ad Tergestrum [Trieste, Adriatic Sea] (Agardh 1827: 645). Lectotype: herb. alg. Agardh, LD 29091 (Gargiulo, De Masi & Tripodi 1992: 54). Notes: Lectotypified by S. Fredericq, August 1985.
Source of current name
Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.