Sphaerococcus congestus (R. ex Turner) C.
Sphaerococcus congestus (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1817: xvi 
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Areschougia congesta (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh
Fucus congestus R.Brown ex Turner
Type locality: Kent's Islands, near New Holland [Kent Group of islands (39°27'S 147°20'E) Bass Strait, Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 105-106). Holotype: Robert Brown; BM (Womersley 1994: 359).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), congested.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1872). Bidrag till Florideernes systematik. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 8(6): 1-60.
Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2018 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 26 September 2018.