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Sphaerococcus verruculosus (Bertoloni) 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 verruculosus (Bertoloni) C.Agardh
Le Vasche, near Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; habit of a population forming brown-orange patches in mid littoral zone. 16 Apr 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Sphaerococcus verruculosus (Bertoloni) C.Agardh
Le Vasche, near Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; detail of specimens forming brown-orange patches in mid littoral zone. 16 Apr 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Sphaerococcus verruculosus (Bertoloni) C.Agardh
Le Vasche, near Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; specimens forming brown-orange patches in mid littoral zone. 16 Apr 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Sphaerococcus verruculosus (Bertoloni) C.Agardh
Le Vasche, near Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; specimens forming brown-orange patches in mid littoral zone. 16 Apr 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

 

Fucus tenuissimus Withering

Rissoella verruculosa (Bertoloni) J.Agardh Le Vasche, near Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; specimens forming brown-orange patches in mid littoral zone
© Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus verruculosus (Bertoloni) C.Agardh 1822: 265

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. 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 Rissoella verruculosa (Bertoloni) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus verruculosus Bertoloni

Type information
Type locality: in Lunae Portu [Golfo della Spezia, Italy] (Bertoloni 1818: 290).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with small wart-like outgrowths (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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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 17 November 2018.

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