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Sphaerococcus ramentaceus (Linnaeus) Kützing

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 ramentaceus (Linnaeus) Kützing
at low water with Dulse in background. Digby Neck Nova Scotia.. 02 Jun 2012. David J. Garbary. © David J. Garbary.

 

Sargassum cinctum var. lanceolatum Grunow

Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry at low water with Dulse in background. Digby Neck Nova Scotia.
© David J. Garbary

Publication details
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, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 Devaleraea ramentacea (Linnaeus) Guiry

Basionym
Fucus ramentaceus Linnaeus

Type information
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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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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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