Heringia mirabilis (C. ) J.
Heringia mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Heringia mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1846: pl. VII
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1846). Caroli Ad. Agardh Icones algarum ineditae. Fasculi qui exstant duo. pp. 1-6, pls I-XX. Lundae.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Heringia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Sphaerococcus mirabilis C.Agardh
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 283).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
Sphaerococcus mirabilis C.Agardh 1820
Fucus confervicola Chamisso 1821
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.
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Verified by: 25 April 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2019.