Sphaerococcus intricatus C.
Gelidiopsis intricata (C.Agardh) Vickers Panama. In situ showing coarse wiry turf.
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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
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 19 January 2019.