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Sphaerococcus aculeatus Kützing, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Sphaerococcus aculeatus Kützing 1849: 775, nom. illeg.

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Sphaerococcus is Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Sphaerococcus aculeatus (Linnaeus) Stackhouse, 1797. - (19 Feb 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Brasilia [Brazil]

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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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.

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