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Sphaerococcus wiggii (Turner) 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 wiggii (Turner) C.Agardh
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. María Altamirano. © María Altamirano.

Sphaerococcus wiggii (Turner) C.Agardh
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Sphaerococcus wiggii (Turner) C.Agardh
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Sphaerococcus wiggii (Turner) C.Agardh
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Sphaerococcus wiggii (Turner) C.Agardh
North of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

 

Hydropuntia urvillei Montagne

Naccaria wiggii (Turner) Endlichter ex J.Agardh North of Galicia, Spain, 2012
© Ignacio Barbara

Publication details
Sphaerococcus wiggii (Turner) 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 Naccaria wiggii (Turner) Endlichter ex J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus wiggii Turner

Type information
Type locality: Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Type: BM

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, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.

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Verified by: 03 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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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 15 November 2018.

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