Sphaerococcus erinaceus (Turner) C.
Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
© M.D. Guiry
Sphaerococcus erinaceus (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: xv. T. 26
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 Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson
Fucus erinaceus Turner
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 112).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly or hedgehog-like.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 07 June 2016 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 07 June 2016 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda 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.