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Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Sphaerococcaceae
Genus Sphaerococcus

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Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh
Sarcothalia radula?, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh
Sarcothalia radula, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh
Boulders, Simon's Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; on rock at low water. 22 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock. 20 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; surface view of cystocarps. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants in lower-shore pools. 06 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Sarcothalia radula (Esper) Edyvane & Womersley Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus radula (Esper) C.Agardh 1822: 268

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 Sarcothalia radula (Esper) Edyvane & Womersley

Basionym
Fucus radula Esper

Type information
Type locality: "Australia" (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 293). Type: Herb. Esper, ER? (Edyvane & Womersley 1994: 293). Notes: According to Edyvane & Womersley (1994: 293) the type is in Herb. Esper, ER? (not in BM). He notes that Parkinson (1981: 22) considered the locality "Neuholland" to be an error and New Zealand the more likely type locality. According to Edyvane & Womersley, the type specimen cannot be excluded from Australia.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Edyvane, K.S. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Gigartinaceae Kützing 1843: 389. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 285-314. Canberra:

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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 22 September 2018.

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