Sphaerococcus volubilis ( ) C.
Osmundaria volubilis (Linnaeus) R.E.Norris Selce, northern Croatia
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Sphaerococcus volubilis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1817: XV
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundaria volubilis (Linnaeus) R.E.Norris
Fucus volubilis Linnaeus
Type locality: Not specified (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 534).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), twining (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Norris, R.E. (1991). The structure, reproduction and taxonomy of Vidalia and Osmundaria (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 106: 1-40, 60 figs.
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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 21 September 2018.