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Sphaerococcus dumosus (Harvey & Bailey) Kützing, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Sphaerococcus dumosus (Harvey & Bailey) Kützing 1869: 8, nom. illeg.

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1869). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XIX pp. i-iv, 1-36, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 Gracilaria dumosa Harvey & Bailey

Basionym
Gracilaria dumosa Harvey & Bailey

Type information
Type locality: Tongatapu, Tonga (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 165).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Sphaerococcus dumosus Martius, 1833. - (25 Jul 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 18 September 2018.

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