Sphaerococcus subulatus C.
Agardhiella subulata (C.Agardh) Kraft & M.J.Wynne Zeeland delta, Netherlands
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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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "In mari Canadensi" (uncertain) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 324). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Kraft & Wynne (1979: 327-328)
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.
Gabrielson, P.W. (1985). Agardhiella versus Neoagardhiella (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta): another look at the lectotypification of Gigartina tenera. Taxon 34: 275-280, 2 figs..
Created: 19 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 21 September 2018.