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Sphaerococcus acicularis (Roth) 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 acicularis (Roth) C.Agardh
Albany, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sphaerococcus acicularis (Roth) C.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale - 1 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sphaerococcus acicularis (Roth) C.Agardh
Chondracanthus acicularis, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus acicularis (Roth) C.Agardh
Chondracanthus acicularis, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus acicularis (Roth) C.Agardh
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Sphaerococcus acicularis (Roth) C.Agardh
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus acicularis (Roth) C.Agardh
Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Sphaerococcus acicularis (Roth) C.Agardh
Chondracanthus acicularis Curragh, Co. Waterford, Ireland. 27 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus acicularis (Roth) C.Agardh
with Bifurcaria bifurcata, Ártabra, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus acicularis (Roth) C.Agardh
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

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Chondracanthus acicularis (Roth) Fredericq Cooliva Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants on sandy rocks at MLWN
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus acicularis (Roth) C.Agardh 1817: xvi

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. 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 Chondracanthus acicularis (Roth) Fredericq

Basionym
Ceramium aciculare Roth

Type information
Type locality: Adriatic Sea: "In variis submarinis corporibus" Lectotype: Wulfen’'s (1803: 63) description in the absence of material (epitype) (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 237).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), acicular, i.e., narrow, stiff, pointed like a needle (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 22 December 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 22 December 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 July 2019.

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