Sphaerococcus cristatus var. fabricianus ( ) C.
Sphaerococcus cristatus var. fabricianus (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1822: 301
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Membranoptera fabriciana (Lyngbye) M.J.Wynne & G.W.Saunders
Gigartina fabriciana Lyngbye
Type locality: "Frederikshaab (61°59' N, 49°42' W), Greenland, collected by Bishop O. Fabricius in the period 1768-1773, fide Ruprecht (1851)" (Wynne & Saunders 2012: 169).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (1997). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Delesseriaceae (Rhodophyta). Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 21: 319-334.
Created: 07 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 May 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 March 2019.