Sphaerococcus laciniatus ( )
Sphaerococcus laciniatus (Hudson) Lyngbye 1819: 12
Original publication: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Callophyllis laciniata (Hudson) Kützing
Fucus laciniatus Hudson
Type locality: Yorkshire, England (). Lectotype: Unlocalised, undated specimen. BM provisional lectotype status (
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), slashed into narrow divisions with tapering, pointed incisions (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Sphaerococcus&species=laciniatus
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Sphaerococcus&Species=laciniatus
Created: 15 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.