Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) C.
Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing Boulders, Simon's Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; clumps in mid-intertidal with barnacles
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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].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing
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)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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 February 2019.