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Sphaerococcus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Sphaerococcaceae
Genus Sphaerococcus

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Sphaerococcus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Agardh
Gymnogongrus giffithisiae, upper subtidal, Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2004, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Agardh
Gymnogongrus giffithisiae, lower intertidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2003, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Agardh
Gymnogongrus giffithisiae, lower intertidal with Rhodothamniella floridula, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2006, Ignacio Bárbara . Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Agardh
Gymnogongrus giffithisiae, lower intertidal with Rhodothamniella floridula, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2006, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Agardh
upper subtidal, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain, 2012. 01 Jan 0001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Agardh
Gymnogongrus griffithsiae. Diameter of carpotetrasporangial outgrowths approx. 300 µm. Broadhaven, Pembrokeshire. 08 Jan 2012. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker.

Sphaerococcus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Agardh
Gymnogongrus griffithsiae. Length approx. 3.5 cm. Broadhaven, Pembrokeshire. 08 Jan 2012. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker.

 

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Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius Gymnogongrus giffithisiae, lower intertidal with Rhodothamniella floridula, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2006, Ignacio Bárbara
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Publication details
Sphaerococcus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: xvi (as 'Griffithsiae' )

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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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 Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius

Basionym
Fucus griffithsiae Turner

Type information
Type locality: Chit Rocks, Sidmouth, Devon, England (Turner 1802: pl. 37). Lectotype: BM-K (Turner 1802: pl. 37). Notes: Devon (probably near Chit Rock, Sidmouth (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 219).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Martius, C.F.P. von (1833). Flora brasiliensis seu enumeratio plantarum in Brasilia tam sua sponte quam accedente cultura provenientium, quas in itinere auspiciis Maximiliani Josephi I. Bavariae regis annis 1817-1820 peracto collegit, partim descripsit; alias a Maximiliano seren. principe Widensi, Sellovio aliisque advectas addidit, communibus amicorurn propriisque studiis studii methodum naturalem dispositas et illustratas edidit C. F. Ph. de Martius.... Vol. 1(1) pp. [i]-iv, [1]-390. Stuttgartiae et Turbingae: sumptibus J.G. Cottae.

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