Sphaerococcus griffithsiae (Turner) C.
Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius Gymnogongrus griffithsiae. Length approx. 3.5 cm. Broadhaven, Pembrokeshire
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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, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gymnogongrus griffithsiae (Turner) C.Martius
Fucus griffithsiae Turner
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
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 amicorum propriisque studiis secundum methodum naturalem dispositas et illustratas. Vol. I. Pars prior. Algae, lichenes, hepaticae exposuerunt Martius. Eschweilfr [sic]. Nees ab Esenbeck. pp. [i]-iv, -390. Stuttgartiae & Tubingae [Stuttgart & Tübingen]: sumptibus J.G. Cottae.
Created: 24 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 February 2017 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 17 July 2019.