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Asperococcus compressus A.W.Griffiths ex W.J.Hooker

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Chordariaceae
Genus Asperococcus

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Asperococcus compressus A.W.Griffiths ex W.J.Hooker
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2013. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Asperococcus compressus A.W.Griffiths ex W.J.Hooker
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2013,. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Asperococcus compressus A.W.Griffiths ex W.J.Hooker
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2013,. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Asperococcus compressus A.W.Griffiths ex W.J.Hooker
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2013,. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Asperococcus compressus A.W.Griffiths ex W.J.Hooker
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; pools at MLWN. 12 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Asperococcus compressus A.W.Griffiths ex W.J.Hooker
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; pools at MLWN. 12 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Gracilaria obtusa (Greville ex J.Agardh) Harvey

Asperococcus compressus A.W.Griffiths ex W.J.Hooker Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2013,
© Ignacio Barbara

Publication details
Asperococcus compressus A.W.Griffiths ex W.J.Hooker 1833: 278

Published in: Hooker, W.J. (1833). Div. I. Inarticulatae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 254-263; 268-326. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asperococcus ensiformis (Delle Chiaje) M.J.Wynne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Womersley (1987: 318) cites this as a currently accepted species. John et al. (2004) cite Asperococcus compressus B.M. Griffiths ex. Hook. as a synonym of Asperococcus compressus (Huds.) Hook.

Distributional notes
Probable adventive species found on southern Australian coasts (Womersley 2003: 499). - (19 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sidmouth, England (Womersley 1987: 320). Type: Griffiths; BM (Womersley 1987: 320).

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Key references
Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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References
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Sauvageau, C. (1895). Sur les sporanges pluriloculaires de l'Asperococcus compressus Griff.. Journal de Botanique 9: 1-3.

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