Sphaerococcus mirabilis C.
Heringia mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Sphaerococcus mirabilis C.Agardh 1820: pl. VII
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820). Icones algarum ineditae. Vol. Fasc. 1 pp. 4, pls I-X. Lundae [Lund]: ex Officina Berlingiana, sumtibus auctoris.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Heringia mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 283).
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1846). Caroli Ad. Agardh Icones algarum ineditae. Fasculi qui exstant duo. pp. 1-6, pls I-XX. Lundae.
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 November 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 17 October 2018.