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Sphaerococcus volans 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 volans C.Agardh
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Sphaerococcus volans C.Agardh
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Callithamnion beauii P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Mazzaella volans (C.Agardh) Fredericq Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus volans C.Agardh 1821: [iv], pl. XVIII [18]

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1821). Icones algarum ineditae fasciculus secundus. pp. [i-iv], pls XI-XX. Holmiae [Stockholm]: ex Officina Ecksteiniana, sumtibus auctoris.
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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 Mazzaella volans (C.Agardh) Fredericq

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ad Caput Bonae Spei lectum pingendum subministravit clariss. Chamisso [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa]. (Agardh 1821: [iv]). Type: Chamisso; LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).

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Source of current name
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

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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 15 November 2018.

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