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Sphaerococcus confervoides var. verrucosus (Hudson) 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 confervoides var. verrucosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

 

Publication details
Sphaerococcus confervoides var. verrucosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1822: 306

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 Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham

Basionym
Fucus verrucosus Hudson

Type information
Type locality: Habitat in littoribus marinis passim ["Dwells on the shores of the sea in all directions" England] (Hudson 1762: 470). Notes: Lectotype: Hudson’s description, in the absence of material was initially proposed by Dixon & Irvine (1977: 210) and then supplanted by a specimens in Dillenius's herbarium No. 50 (OXF).

Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 19 November 2018.

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