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Sphaerococcus distichus J.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus distichus J.Agardh 1837: 172

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 Gracilaria disticha (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), arranged in two opposite rows (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: coast of Eritrea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 164).

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Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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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