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Sphaerococcus chondracanthus Kützing

Publication details
Sphaerococcus chondracanthus Kützing 1863: 17

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 chondracantha (Kützing) A.J.K.Millar

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 545). Holotype: Vieillard; L 941,61-74 (barcode L 0194042) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 545). Notes: Holotype: Vieillard # 17.6.

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Source of current name
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

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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 20 November 2018.

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