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.
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.
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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2019.