Gracilaria disticha (J. ) J.
Gracilaria disticha (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1852: (1851-1863): 594-595
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Sphaerococcus distichus J.Agardh
Type locality: coast of Eritrea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 164).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), arranged in two opposite rows (Stearn 1973).
Sphaerococcus distichus J.Agardh 1837
This is a marine species.
Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).
Philippines record based on illustrations of specimens brought to Guam workshop by Doty (Abbott, 1985).
Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from the Philippines: list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with Reference to Some Pacific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 89-90.
Created: 30 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 August 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2017.