Sphaerococcus musciformis ( ) C.
Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh 1822: 326
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus musciformis Wulfen
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 300).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.
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: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 July 2018.