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Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse

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 corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
Gelidium corneum, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
together Pterocladiella capillacea, Barizo, Galicia, Spain. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
transverse section, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2010. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
transverse section, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2010. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
longitudinal section, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2010. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
longitudinal section, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2010. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
South of Portugal, 2011. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
South of Portugal, 2011. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
South of Portugal, 2011. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
together G. attenuatum, North of Spain, 2011. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Cruoriella foveolata Weber-van Bosse

Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux together G. attenuatum, North of Spain, 2011
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse 1797: xxiv

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
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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 Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus corneus Hudson

Type information
Type locality: Devonshire, England (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 9). Type: D. Miller; BM (ex herb. Buddle, Sloane collection) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 9).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cádiz, Spain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 141).

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Created: 12 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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

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Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2018.

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