Sphaerococcus musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) C.
Hypnea valentiae (Turner) Montagne 1. Fragment showing branching pattern. 2. Natural habitat (Vietnam, lobster farm, rope overgrowing with Hypnea valentiae). Insert: fragment with cystocarps.
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Sphaerococcus musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) C.Agardh 1822: 328
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea valentiae (Turner) Montagne
Fucus valentiae Turner
Type locality: Red Sea (Dawson 1961: 239). Type: Lord Valentia; BM (ex K) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 23).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.