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Sphaerococcus mexicanus Kützing

Publication details
Sphaerococcus mexicanus Kützing 1868: 29,

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 mexicana (Kützing) P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Pertaining to Mexico (Stearn 1992).

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.

Created: 14 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 July 2019.

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