Sphaerococcus oppositifolius C.
Callophycus oppositifolius (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Sphaerococcus oppositifolius C.Agardh 1822: (1822-1823): 294
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 Callophycus oppositifolius (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with opposite leaves.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
13652:337 (Womersley (1994: 337)) entered in "author for locality; page for locality" replaced by 15101: 328 (Silva et al., 1996: 328).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "ad novam Hollandiam" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 328). Holotype: Desfontaines; Herb. Agardh, LD 25599 (Womersley 1994: 337). Notes: Isotype in PC.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Silva, P.C. (1957). Remarks on algal nomenclature. Taxon 6: 141-145.
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 July 2009 by Wendy 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 20 July 2019.