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Sphaerococcus concinnus (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus concinnus (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1822: 312

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 Trematocarpus concinnus (R.Brown ex Turner) De Toni

Basionym
Fucus concinnus R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: "At Kent's Islands, near New Holland. Mr. Brown." [Kent Group Islands, Bass Strait, Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 42). Holotype: R. Brown; BM (Womersley 1994: 319). Notes: At Kent's Islands near New J Holland; Mr Brown (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, elegant, harmonious, skilfully put together (Tilmann et al. 2014).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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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 21 November 2018.

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