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Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Sphaerococcaceae
Genus Sphaerococcus

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Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh
lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh
North of Spain, 2010. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Spain; apices. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Spain; apex. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Punta del Castro, Lugo, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh Punta del Castro, Lugo, Galicia, Spain, 2009
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus viscidus (Forsskål) C.Agardh 1817: xvii

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Sphaerococcus is Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus viscidus Forsskål

Type information
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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2018.

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