Sphaerococcus pristoides (Turner) C.
Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing Boulders, Simon's Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal clumps
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Sphaerococcus pristoides (Turner) C.Agardh 1822: 234
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 Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
Fucus pristoides Turner
Type locality: False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 142).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (2002). A reassessment and reclassification of species in the genera Onikusa Akatsuka and Suhria J. Agardh ex Endlicher (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Botanica Marina 45: 548-558.
Created: 17 January 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2019.