Sphaerococcus obtusatus (Sonder) Kützing
Tylotus obtusatus (Sonder) J.Agardh Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (email@example.com)
Sphaerococcus obtusatus (Sonder) Kützing 1849: 784
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tylotus obtusatus (Sonder) J.Agardh
Chondrus obtusatus Sonder
Lectotype locality: Geographe Bay, Western Australia (Kraft 1977: 245). Lectotype: Preiss; Herb. Sonder, MEL 44500 (Kraft 1977: 245).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 June 2014 by Wendy Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 459 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=15876
Cite this record as:
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 21 September 2018.