Sphaerococcus confervoides ( ) C. , nom. illeg.
Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silva microscope, surface view, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2009
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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, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silva
Fucus confervoides Hudson
Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Sphaerococcus confervoides (Linnaeus) Stackhouse, 1797. - (1 Aug 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.