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Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh

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 floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh
Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; lower intertidal. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; lower intertidal. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA; from mid intertidal pools, with Soranthera ulvoidea growing as an ephiphyte. 04 May 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

 

Grateloupia aucklandica Montagne

Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh 1817: XVI

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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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 Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg

Basionym
Fucus floccosus Esper

Type information
Type locality: Trinidad, Humboldt Co., California, U.S.A. (Silva 1979: 330). Notes: Original description has "Nootkasund".

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 21 May 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 21 May 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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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 25 September 2018.

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