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Sphaerococcus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) 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 crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
middle intertidal, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
Mastocarpus stellatus, lower intertidal, South of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
Mastocarpus stellatus, lower intertidal, South of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
middle intertidal, Beach of Razo, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
middle intertidal, Beach of Razo, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
to be dried, Ría de Camariñas, Galicia, Spain, 201. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
South of Portugal, 2010. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
North of Spain 2010. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
Petrocelis cruenta, South of Portugal, 2010. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
South of Portugal, 2010. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Callithamnion cryptopterum Kützing

Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry over Cystoseira baccata, San Román, Lugo, Galicia, Spain, 2008
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus crispus var. stellatus (Stackhouse) C.Agardh 1817: 25

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 Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry

Basionym
Fucus stellatus Stackhouse

Type information
Type locality: western shores of England (Stackhouse 1797: 53, pl. 12). Type: Stackhouse; Notes: The name has been typified with Stackhouse’s description in Withering (1797: 99); the original specimens have not been found. The figure in pl. 12 of Stackhouse (1797) could serve as a lectotype.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Guiry, M.D., West, J.A., Kim, D.-H. & Masuda, M. (1984). Reinstatement of the genus Mastocarpus Kützing (Rhodophyta). Taxon 33: 53-63.

Created: 15 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 02 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2018.

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