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Sphaerococcus dilatatus (Turner) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus dilatatus (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: XV

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. 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 Gymnogongrus dilatatus (Turner) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus dilatatus Turner

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 319).

Origin of species name
(Latin), broadened, expanded, spread out, or widened.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2018.

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