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Sphaerococcus plicatus var. hippuroides (Lyngbye) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus plicatus var. hippuroides (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1822: 314

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 Dictyosiphon foeniculaceus (Hudson) Greville

Basionym
Scytosiphon hippuroides Lyngbye

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), folded into pleats or furrows, usually longitudinally (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
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: 13 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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2019.

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