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Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing

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 corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Gracilaria corticata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh
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Publication details
Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing 1849: 783

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 Gracilaria corticata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Basionym
Rhodymenia corticata J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 160).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 25 September 2018.

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