Sphaerococcus distentus (Mertens ex ) C.
Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux Spain
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Sphaerococcus distentus (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh 1817: xvii
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 Liagora distenta (Mertens ex Roth) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus distentus Mertens ex Roth
Type locality: "Habitat prope Gades. Mertens." [Cadíz, Spain] (Roth 1806: 103). Type: BM
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), distended (Stearn 1973).
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
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. pp. [i]-lxxxiv, chart, -560, [560, err], pls I-XIX, uncol. by author. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson.
Created: 31 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 March 2017 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 16 July 2019.