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Sphaerococcus lambertii (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 lambertii (Turner) C.Agardh
Butts Reef, Huon River, Tasmania, Australia; 12 m. 14 Dec 2008. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com). © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Sphaerococcus lambertii (Turner) C.Agardh
Butts Reef, Huon River, Tasmania, Australia; 12 m. 14 Dec 2008. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com). © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Sphaerococcus lambertii (Turner) C.Agardh
Butts Reef, Huon River, Tasmania, Australia; 12 m. 14 Dec 2008. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com). © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Sphaerococcus lambertii (Turner) C.Agardh
Butts Reef, Huon River, Tasmania, Australia; 12 m. 14 Dec 2008. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com). © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

 

Callophyllis lambertii (Turner) Kützing Butts Reef, Huon River, Tasmania, Australia; 12 m
© Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus lambertii (Turner) C.Agardh 1822: 302

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 Callophyllis lambertii (Turner) Kützing

Basionym
Fucus lambertii Turner

Type information
Type locality: "Coast of New Holland", Australia (Womersley 1994: 256). Type: King; (Womersley 1994: 256). Notes: According to Womersley (1994: 256) the type could not be located in K or BM. He notes that Turner's original figure is fairly typical of the species.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.

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