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Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) 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 plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh
cross-section, Atlantic France, 201. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh
cross-section, Atlantic France, 201. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh
habit, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh
cross-section, Atlantic France, 201. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; showing carposporangial swellings. 29 Mar 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com).

Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; to about 30 cm . 29 Mar 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com).

Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; to about 15 cm . 29 Mar 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com).

Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Collected near Roscoff (F), Dec 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh
lower intertidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2011. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

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Polysiphonia botryocarpa J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; to about 15 cm
© M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus plicatus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817: 34, 42

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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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 Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries

Basionym
Fucus plicatus Hudson

Type information
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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 21 April 2000 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 10 December 2018.

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