Sphaerococcus verruculosus ( ) C.
Rissoella verruculosa (Bertoloni) J.Agardh Le Vasche, near Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; specimens forming brown-orange patches in mid littoral zone
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rissoella verruculosa (Bertoloni) J.Agardh
Fucus verruculosus Bertoloni
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).
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
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, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Created: 24 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 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.