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Sphaerococcus linearis 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 linearis C.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Sphaerococcus linearis C.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Sphaerococcus linearis C.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Sphaerococcus linearis C.Agardh
Ecola, Oregon, USA; partially buried in sand; lower intertidal. 12 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus linearis C.Agardh
Endert's Beach, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured areas and shallow pools.. 20 Apr 2007. Courtnay Janiak. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Sphaerococcus linearis C.Agardh
Endert's Beach, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured areas and shallow pools.. 20 Apr 2007. Courtnay Janiak. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Sphaerococcus linearis C.Agardh
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured habitat near ephemeral fresh water seep. 18 Jun 2007. Courtnay Janiak. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

Sphaerococcus linearis C.Agardh
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA; sand scoured habitat near ephemeral fresh water seep. 18 Jun 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

 

Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew Ecola, Oregon, USA; partially buried in sand; lower intertidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus linearis C.Agardh 1817: xv.

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. 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 Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Trinidad, Humboldt Co., California (Silva 1979: 325).

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Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 26 September 2018.

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