Sphaerococcus dactyloides (Sonder) Kützing
Hymenocladia dactyloides (Sonder) J.Agardh Cape Peron, Western Australia; epiphytic on Amphibolis antarctica, with Amphibolis griffithii
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Sphaerococcus dactyloides (Sonder) Kützing 1849: 776
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 Hymenocladia dactyloides (Sonder) J.Agardh
Gracilaria dactyloides Sonder
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 366). Holotype: Preiss; MEL 698388 (Womersley 1996: 115).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 27 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 March 2019.