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Sphaerococcus revolutus C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Sphaerococcaceae
Genus Sphaerococcus

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Sphaerococcus revolutus C.Agardh
Mosman Beach, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Sphaerococcus revolutus C.Agardh
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. 03 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus revolutus C.Agardh

 

Bostrychia tenuis f. simpliciuscula (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Post

Dicranema revolutum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus revolutus C.Agardh 1822: (1822-1823): 334

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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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 Dicranema revolutum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Bay de Chien Marin (Freycinet Harbour, Shark Bay), Western Australia (Kraft 1977: 223). Holotype: Gaudichaud; Herb. Agardh, LD 29977 (Kraft 1977: 223).

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Key references
Kraft, G.T. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Dicranemataceae Kylin 1932: 65. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 321-330. Canberra:

Kraft, G.T. (1977). Studies of marine algae in the lesser-known families of the Gigartinales (Rhodophyta). II. The Dicranemaceae. Australian Journal of Botany 25: 219-267, 20 figs.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 July 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 14 November 2018.

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