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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 July 2019.