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Sphaerococcus subulatus 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 subulatus C.Agardh
Zeeland delta, Netherlands. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

 

Sarcodia ceylonensis (J.Agardh) Kylin

Agardhiella subulata (C.Agardh) Kraft & M.J.Wynne Zeeland delta, Netherlands
© Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus subulatus C.Agardh 1822: 328

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 Agardhiella subulata (C.Agardh) Kraft & M.J.Wynne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), subulate, awl-shaped, i.e., tapering from a narrow or moderately broad base to a very fine point (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "In mari Canadensi" (uncertain) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 324). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Kraft & Wynne (1979: 327-328)

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Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. & Wynne, M.J. (1979). An earlier name for the Atlantic North American red alga Neoagardhiella baileyi (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). Phycologia 18: 325-329, 7 figs.

Key references
Gabrielson, P.W. (1985). Agardhiella versus Neoagardhiella (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta): another look at the lectotypification of Gigartina tenera. Taxon 34: 275-280, 2 figs..

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