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.
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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2018.