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Sphaerococcus tripinnatus (Hering) 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 tripinnatus (Hering) Kützing
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Sphaerococcus tripinnatus (Hering) Kützing
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Sphaerococcus tripinnatus (Hering) Kützing
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

 

Portieria tripinnata (Hering) De Clerck KwaZulu-Natal
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus tripinnatus (Hering) 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 Portieria tripinnata (Hering) De Clerck

Basionym
Rhodymenia tripinnata Hering

Type information
Type locality: "Natalpoint" [Durban], Natal, South Africa (Krauss 1846: 209).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tripinnate.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 13 June 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 14 November 2018.

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