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Sphaerococcus sanguineus (Hudson) Wahlenberg

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 sanguineus (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Sphaerococcus sanguineus (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Sphaerococcus sanguineus (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Whirlpool Cliff, Lough Hyne, Co. Cork, Ireland; 5-7 m; to 130 mm long. 25 May 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus sanguineus (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Scotland, Oban area east coast. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Sphaerococcus sanguineus (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; drift plant to 600 mm. 14 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus sanguineus (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Lough Hyne, Co. Cork, Ireland; subtidal; to 130 mm. 27 Apr 1994. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus sanguineus (Hudson) Wahlenberg
Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Baltic Sea. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

 

Gelidium rigidum var. radicans (Bory) J.Agardh

Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014
© Ignacio Barbara

Publication details
Sphaerococcus sanguineus (Hudson) Wahlenberg 1826: 898

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 Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus sanguineus Hudson

Type information
Syntype localities: Habitat in littoribus Eboracensi et Cornubensi [Living on the shores of York, NE England and Cornwall, SW England] (Hudson 1762: 475).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), blood-red (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 30 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 01 November 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 13 December 2018.

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