Sphaerococcus capillaceus (S.G.Gmelin)
Pterocladia capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Bornet Cabrillo National Monument, California, USA
Sphaerococcus capillaceus (S.G.Gmelin) Naccari 1828: 83
Published in: Naccari, [F.] L. (1828). Flora veneta o descrizione delle piante che nascono nella provincia de Venezia disposta secondo il sistema Linneano e colla indicazione al metodo di Jueeieu modification dal De-Candolle arriccmita di osservationi medico-economicae di Fortunato Luigi Naccari. Vol VI. pp.  4-133, 3 figs in one pl.. Venezia [Venice]: Pressor Leone Bonvecchiato Editore Libraio in Merceria A S. Bartolomeo.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand
Fucus capillaceus S.G.Gmelin
Type locality: Locus, Mare mediterraneum [Mediterranean Sea] (Gmelin 1768: 146). Lectotype: original illustration (Gmelin , 1768, pl. 15 fig.1). (epitype) (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 139).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillarg, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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: 23 December 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 23 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 21 April 2019.