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Sphaerococcus spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) 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 spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sphaerococcus spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 10 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sphaerococcus spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh
Eglinton Rocks, near Yanchep, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Osmundaria spiralis (Lamouroux) R.E.Norris Eglinton Rocks, near Yanchep, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh 1817: XV

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 Vidalia spiralis (Lamouroux) Lamouroux ex J.Agardh

Basionym
Delesseria spiralis J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Type locality: Probably Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 533). Notes: Type from “Nouv. Holl.”; not located in Herb. Lamouroux, CN (Womersley, 2003: 399).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
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: 22 May 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 22 May 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in 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.

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