Sphaerococcus intricatus C.
Gelidiopsis intricata (C.Agardh) Vickers Panama. Transverse section of branch showing cells grading smaller and shorter toward surface.
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Sphaerococcus intricatus C.Agardh 1822: (1822-1823): 333-334
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceratodictyon intricatum (C.Agardh) R.E.Norris
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), entangled (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: Mauritius; Hawaiian Islands; "Ravak (Rauki), Waigeo Island, Moluccas, Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 360). Type: Gaudichaud; Herb. Agardh, LD (Silva 1996-to date
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.
Source of current name
Norris, R.E. (1987). The systematic position of Gelidiopsis and Ceratodictyon (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae), genera new to South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 53: 239-246, 13 figs.
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 May 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Michael Guiry in 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.