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Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh, nom. illeg.

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 confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh
habit, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh
microscope, transverse section at the base, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh
microscope, transverse section at the base, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh
microscope, transverse section at the base, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh
microscope, surface view, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh
microscope, apex, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh
microscope, transverse seccion, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh
Collected near Roscoff (F), Dec 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh
Brittany, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Asperococcus echinatus f. vermicularis (Griffiths ex Harvey) J.Agardh

Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silva microscope, surface view, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2009
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817: 33, nom. illeg.

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 Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silva

Basionym
Fucus confervoides Hudson

Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Sphaerococcus confervoides (Linnaeus) Stackhouse, 1797. - (1 Aug 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.

Created: 02 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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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 20 November 2018.

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