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Sphaerococcus musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) 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 musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) C.Agardh
Cabrillo National Monument, California.. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Sphaerococcus musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) C.Agardh
1. Fragment showing branching pattern. 2. Natural habitat (Vietnam, lobster farm, rope overgrowing with Hypnea valentiae). Insert: fragment with cystocarps.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Sphaerococcus musciformis var. valentiae (Turner) C.Agardh
Carnac Island, near Perth, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Asperococcus cancellatus (Bory) Sonder

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 (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
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.
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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 Hypnea valentiae (Turner) Montagne

Basionym
Fucus valentiae Turner

Type information
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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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