Sphaerococcus nigrescens (C. ) Kützing
Sphaerococcus nigrescens (C.Agardh) Kützing 1849: 777
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthococcus antarcticus J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), becoming black (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: 29 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 July 2019.