Sphaerococcus floccosus ( ) C.
Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg Northern California
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Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh 1817: XVI
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
Fucus floccosus Esper
Type locality: Trinidad, Humboldt Co., California, U.S.A. (Silva 1979: 330). Notes: Original description has "Nootkasund".
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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 15 November 2018.