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Sphaerococcus canaliculatus 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 canaliculatus C.Agardh
Cabrillo National Monument, California. Common in middle zone; under Silvetia and in pools and crevices.. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

 

Navicula pupula f. capitata (Skvortzow & Mayer) Hustedt

Chondrus canaliculatus (C.Agardh) Greville Cabrillo National Monument, California. Common in middle zone; under Silvetia and in pools and crevices.
© National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication details
Sphaerococcus canaliculatus C.Agardh 1822: 260

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 Chondrus canaliculatus (C.Agardh) Greville

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), canaliculate, with a longitudinal channel or groove (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Chile (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 157). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 109).

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Verified by: 13 December 2017 by M.D. 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 20 November 2018.

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