Sphaerococcus attenuatus C.
Sphaerococcus attenuatus C.Agardh 1823: 334
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dicranema attenuatum (C.Agardh) Okamura
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), attenuate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
1822: 334 (INA). - (16 Jun 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: New Holland (Kraft 1977: 233). Type: Desfontaines; Herb. Agardh, LD (Kraft 1977: 233).
Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. (1977). Studies of marine algae in the lesser-known families of the Gigartinales (Rhodophyta). II. The Dicranemaceae. Australian Journal of Botany 25: 219-267, 20 figs.
Created: 16 June 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 26 September 2018.