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Sphaerococcus fimbriatus C.Agardh, nom. illeg.

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 fimbriatus C.Agardh
Struis Bay, Western Cape, South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Sphaerococcus fimbriatus C.Agardh
Cannon Rocks, Eastern Cape, South Africa.. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

 

Fucus bastera S.G.Gmelin

Calliblepharis fimbriata (Greville) Kützing Cannon Rocks, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
© Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus fimbriatus C.Agardh 1822: 299, nom. illeg.

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 Calliblepharis fimbriata (Greville) Kützing

Basionym
Rhodymenia fimbriata Greville

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fringed.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa; Falkland Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 284).

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Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 January 2011 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 09 December 2018.

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