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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 July 2019.