Sphaerococcus ramentaceus ( ) Kützing
Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry at low water with Dulse in background. Digby
Neck Nova Scotia.
© David J. Garbary
Sphaerococcus ramentaceus (Linnaeus) Kützing 1843: 409
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry
Fucus ramentaceus Linnaeus
Type locality: [No locality given in the original publication.] (Linnaeus 1767: 718). Lectotype: LINN 1274.82 (Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 250). Notes: Lectotype chosen by L.M. Irvine is the top left specimen.Type is shown at http://linnean-online.org/13612/ where it indicated that it is probable that the specimen was collected by J.D. Koenig.
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
Guiry, M.D. (1982). Devaleraea, a new genus of the Palmariaceae (Rhodophyta) in the North Atlantic and North Pacific. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 62: 1-13.
Created: 03 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 April 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 18 July 2019.