Sphaerococcus obtusus ( ) Wahlenberg
Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux Selce, northern Croatia
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Sphaerococcus obtusus (Hudson) Wahlenberg 1826: 897
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus obtusus Hudson
Type locality: Southern England (Hastings, Sussex; Devon (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 38). Lectotype: BM-K, ex Herb. Hudson (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 398). Notes: Undated, unlocalized Maggs & Hommersand (1993:308).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
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 24 September 2018.