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Sphaerococcus isiformis 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 isiformis C.Agardh
recolectada en la zona Habana -Matanzas. Excicata identificada por Rubén Cabrera. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso..

 

Trachelomonas planctonica var. longicollis Skvortzov

Eucheuma isiforme (C.Agardh) J.Agardh recolectada en la zona Habana -Matanzas. Excicata identificada por Rubén Cabrera. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.
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Publication details
Sphaerococcus isiformis C.Agardh 1822: 271

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 Eucheuma isiforme (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: West Indies (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 901). Holotype: Lund 34654 (Doty 1988: 181). Notes: Holotype: Aspegren specimen in Lund No. 34654. Cheney (1988: 212) notes that there is an isotype (S).

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Key references
Cheney, D.P. (1988). The genus Eucheuma J. Agardh in Florida and the Caribbean. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 209-219. La Jolla: Univ. Calif..

Doty, M.S. (1988). Podromus ad systematica Eucheumatoideorum: a tribe of commercial seaweeds related to Eucheuma (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 159-207. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018].

Doty, M.S. (1988). Podromus ad systematica Eucheumatoideorum: a tribe of commercial seaweeds related to Eucheuma (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 159-207. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018].

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