Sphaerococcus capillaris Kützing, nom. illeg.
Sphaerococcus capillaris Kützing 1863: 16, nom. illeg.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) M.Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & W.F.Farnham
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 170).
Created: 17 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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 21 September 2018.