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Sphaerococcus fimbriatus var. filiformis Suhr

Publication details
Sphaerococcus fimbriatus var. filiformis Suhr 1834: 731 (as 'Sphaerococcus fimbriatus ß filiformis' )

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1834). Übersicht der Algen, welche von Hrn. Ecklon an der südafrikanischen Küste gefunden worden sind. Flora 17(46, 47): 721-735, 737-743, pls I, II (figs. 1-21).
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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 Calliblepharis fimbriata (Greville) Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fringed.

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Calliblepharis fimbriata but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonmy

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Algoa-Bai" [Algoa Bay, Cape Province, South Africa] (Suhr 1834: 731).

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M.D. Guiry in 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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