Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.
Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016
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Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) 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 viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Fucus viscidus Forsskål
Neotype locality: Anse du Troc, Banyuls-sur-Mer, France (Abbott 1990). Neotype: T. Christensen; June, 1954; C (Abbott 1990 Notes: The original type locality was Constantinople [Istanbul], Turkey but the type specimen has been lost (Børgesen, 1932; Abbott 1990; Huisman, 2002) and a neotype has thus been selected.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), viscid (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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 23 March 2019.