Sphaerococcus denticulatus Kützing
Sphaerococcus denticulatus Kützing 1869: 19, pl. 51: figs. e-g
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria vieillardii P.C.Silva
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Wagap, New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 545). Lectotype (fig. 51e in Kützing 1869): Vieillard #2089bis; L 938,92-252 (barcode L 0055699) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 545). Notes: Holotype: L00560093 (Lin et al. 2012: 425). Lectotype (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005). INA cites Millar & Prud'homme van Reine but does not indicate whether holotype or lectotype.
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 28 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
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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 20 September 2018.