Sphaerococcus torreyi C.
Sphaerococcus torreyi C.Agardh 1822: 254 (as 'Torreyi' )
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gymnogongrus torreyi (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Named for John Torrey (1796 – 1873), American botanist, who supplied the specimen.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ad New York, unde misit Torrey (Agardh 1822: 254).
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Created: 17 March 2011 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 August 2017 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 23 September 2018.