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Sphaerococcus salicornia 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 salicornia C.Agardh
In tide pool in the reef flat, mixed with Thalassia hemprichii. Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. 13 Jul 2011. Fernando Boisset. © Fernando Boisset.

Sphaerococcus salicornia C.Agardh
In reef flat, partially covered with sand. Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. 13 Jul 2011. Fernando Boisset. © Fernando Boisset.

Sphaerococcus salicornia C.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Sphaerococcus salicornia C.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Sphaerococcus salicornia C.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Sphaerococcus salicornia C.Agardh
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the sun. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Sphaerococcus salicornia C.Agardh
1. Habit. 2. Transverse section showing tetrasporangia. 3. Transverse section through cystocarp. 4. Natural habit (My Hoa, Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Sphaerococcus salicornia C.Agardh
Hawaii; apical branches; scale 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sphaerococcus salicornia C.Agardh
Hawaii. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sphaerococcus salicornia C.Agardh
Barrow Island , Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

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Gracilaria salicornia (C.Agardh) E.Y.Dawson Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Sphaerococcus salicornia C.Agardh 1820: pl. VI

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820). Icones algarum ineditae. Vol. Fasc. 1 pp. 4, pls I-X. Lundae [Lund]: ex Officina Berlingiana, sumtibus auctoris.
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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 Gracilaria salicornia (C.Agardh) E.Y.Dawson

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "ad litora Unalaschkae" [probably Manila, Philippine Islands fide Dawson 1954a: 4] (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 175). Notes: According to South & Skelton (2003), the type locality is "ad litora Unalaschkae', probably Manila, Philippine Islands fide Dawson 1954a: 2. According to Millar & Xia (1997), the type locality is Manila Harbor, Philippines. According to Abbott (1994: 117), the type locality is Manila Bay (although reported as being from Alaska because of a mix-up of labels).

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C., MeƱez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1994). New records and a reassessment of Gracilaria (Rhodophyta) from the Philippines. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 111-118. Calif. Sea Grant College.

Lewmanomont, K. (1994). The species of Gracilaria from Thailand. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 135-148. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-031].

Millar, A.J.K. & Xia, B.M. (1997). Studies on terete species of Australian Gracilaria. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 103-109. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Ohno, M., Terada, R. & Yamamoto, H. (1999). The species of Gracilaria from Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 99-111. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Phang, S.-M. (1994). Some species of Gracilaria from Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 125-134. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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