Sphaerococcus lichenoides C. , nom. illeg.
Sphaerococcus lichenoides C.Agardh 1817: xvii, nom. illeg.
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 Hydropuntia edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Gurgel & Fredericq
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a lichen.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Sphaerococcus lichenoides (Lamouroux) C. Agardh 1817. Intended combination of Fucus lichenoides Turner 1809 (illeg.) (INA). Sphaerococcus lichenoides C. Agardh, 1817 cited in Silva et al., 1996: 166). - (27 May 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Gurgel, C.F.D. & Fredericq, S. (2004). Systematics of the Gracilariaceae (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta): a critical assessment based on rbcL sequence analysis. Journal of Phycology 40: 138-159.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 24 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 August 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2018.