Sphaerococcus constrictus (Turner) C.
Sphaerococcus constrictus (Turner) C.Agardh 1822: 252
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polyopes constrictus (Turner) J.Agardh
Fucus constrictus Turner
Type locality: "At Kent's Islands, near New Holland. Mr. Brown" [Kent Group of Islands, Bass Strait, Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 40). Lectotype: Robert Brown; BM (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 176).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), constricted.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Created: 29 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 05 January 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in 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.