Sphaerococcus plicatus ( ) C.
Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; to about 15 cm
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Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817: 34, 42
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 Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries
Fucus plicatus Hudson
Type locality: Habitat in littoribus marinis [Dwells on marine shores, England] (Hudson 1762: 470). Lectotype: BM (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 213). Notes: Lectotype: BM. An unlocalized, undated Hudson specimen accepted as of provisional lectotype status. England.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), folded into pleats or furrows, usually longitudinally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 21 April 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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 10 December 2018.