Sphaerococcus aculeatus Kützing, nom. illeg.
Sphaerococcus aculeatus Kützing 1849: 775, nom. illeg.
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Sphaerococcus aculeatus (Linnaeus) Stackhouse, 1797. - (19 Feb 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Brasilia [Brazil]
Created: 20 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 June 2018 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 16 July 2019.