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Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex 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 ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
lower intertidal with Chondrus crispus, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
Caulacanthus ustulatus, middle intertidal with Corallina elongata, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
Caulacanthus ustulatus, middle intertidal with Corallina elongata, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
middle intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
middle intertidal, South of Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
middle intertidal, Ría de Camariñas, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
North of Galicia, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, Western Cape; plants on lower-shore rocks
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.Agardh 1828: 324

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1828). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Voluminis secundi. Sectio prior. pp. [i]-lxxvi, [i]-189. Gryphiae [Greifswald]: sumptibus Ernesti Mauriti [Ernst Mauritius].
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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 Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing

Basionym
Fucus acicularis var. ustulatus Mertens ex Turner

Type information
Lectotype locality: Cádiz, Spain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 282). Type: Clemente; BM-K (Athanasiadis 1996: 60). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Searles (1968: 46, pl. 10a) who selected Cádiz as the type locality. Turner reported seeing specimens from Clemente (Cádiz) and the Mediterranean (Dr Mohr)

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Verified by: 06 February 2017 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 22 September 2018.

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