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Sphaerococcus purpurascens var. rostratus (Lyngbye) Hornemann

Publication details
Sphaerococcus purpurascens var. rostratus (Lyngbye) Hornemann 1836: pl. 2208

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 Pantoneura fabriciana (Lyngbye) M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Gigartina purpurascens var. rostrata Lyngbye

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purplish, becoming purple (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 08 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 14 November 2018.

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