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Sphaerococcus constrictus (Turner) C.Agardh

Publication details
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.
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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 Polyopes constrictus (Turner) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus constrictus Turner

Type information
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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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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 21 November 2018.

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