Sphaerococcus fabricianus ( )
Sphaerococcus fabricianus (Lyngbye) Sprengel 1827: 329
Published in: Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, -592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). Taxonomic assessment of North American species of the genera Cumathamnion, Delesseria, Membranoptera and Pantoneura (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) using molecular data. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 27(3): 155-173.
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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.