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Sphaerococcus nodifer Hering

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 nodifer Hering
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

 

Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.Barton KwaZulu-Natal
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus nodifer Hering 1841: 91 (as 'nodiferus' )

Published in: Hering, [K.] (1841). Diagnoses algarum novarum a cl. Dre. Ferdinand Krauss in Africa Australi lectarum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History [Series 1] 8: 90-92.
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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 Prionitis nodifera (Hering) E.S.Barton

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), bearing nodes.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: ad Port Natal [Durban, South Africa] (Hering 1841: 91). Type: Ferdinand Krauss; (Hering 1841: 91).

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Source of current name
Barton, E.S. (1896). Cape algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 34: 193-198, 458-461, 5 Figs.

Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1956). Notes on South African marine algae. IV. Journal of South African Botany 22: 65-77.

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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 13 December 2018.

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