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Sphaerococcus spermophorus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus spermophorus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1822: 247

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 Fucus spermophorus Linnaeus

Basionym
Fucus spermophorus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 902). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Turner (1809: 12, 14) for further information regarding the type locality of this species.

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

General environment
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.

Created: 11 September 2002 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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2019.

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