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Sphaerococcus capillaris Kützing, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Sphaerococcus capillaris Kützing 1863: 16, nom. illeg.

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 gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 170).

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Created: 17 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson

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

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 19 November 2018.

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