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Sphaerococcus cervicornis (Turner) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus cervicornis (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: xvi

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. 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 Gracilaria cervicornis (Turner) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus cervicornis Turner

Type information
Type locality: West Indies (Turner 1808-1809: 132). Type: Dr Wright; BM-K Notes: Jamaica. Lectotype: BM000936191 (Lyra et al., 2016: 1005).

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

General environment
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. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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