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Sphaerococcus dentatus (Linnaeus) 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 dentatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Scotland, Oban area east coast. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Sphaerococcus dentatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Murlough Bay, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland. 30 Aug 2005. Bernard Picton. © Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk).

 

Grateloupia urvilleana (Montagne) P.G.Parkinson

Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye Murlough Bay, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
© Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus dentatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1817: 22

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 Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye

Basionym
Fucus dentatus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Hab. oc. Atl. [Atlantic Ocean] (Linnaeus 1767: 135). Holotype: LINN 1274.72 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 298).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (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
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, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.

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