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Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus 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 corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh
North of Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh
Gelidium pusillum var. pulvinatum, middle intertidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh
Gelidium pusillum var. pulvinatum, middle intertidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh
Gelidium pusillum var. pulvinatum, middle intertidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh
A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Coruña, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Coruña, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Gelidium pusillum var. pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Feldmann Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh 1822: [1822-1823]: 284

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 Gelidium pusillum var. pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Feldmann

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cadíz, Spain

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Created: 08 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2018.

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