Sphaerococcus pinastroides Stackhouse 1797: xxiv
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halopithys incurva (Hudson) Batters
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
When Gmelin (1768) published Fucus pinastroides, he cited Fucus incurvus as a synonym. Gmelin’s name is thus superfluous, illegitimate, and not priorable. Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 495) therefore treat Sphaerococcus pinnastroides Stackhouse as a nomen novum in accordance with Art. 58.3 of the ICBN.
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.
Created: 10 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 20 July 2019.