Sphaerococcus aculeatus ( )
Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, RÃa de A CoruÃ±a, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio BÃ¡rbara
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Sphaerococcus aculeatus (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1797: xxiv
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus
Type locality: between England and France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 901).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
Created: 14 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 July 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 23 January 2019.