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.
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (email@example.com)
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
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=168571
Cite this record as:
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 23 March 2019.