Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini 1843
Hypnea spinella (C.Agardh) Kützing
Panama. Transverse section of branch cortex.Diane Littler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Helminthochorton spinellum (C.Agardh) Zanardini 1843: 48
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1843). Saggio di classificazione naturale delle Ficee del Dottore Giovanni Zanardini aggiunti nuovi studii sopra l'androsace degli antichi con tavola miniata ed enumerazione di tutte le specie scoperte e raccolte dall'autore in Dalmazia. pp. -64, 2 folded tables, 1 col. pl. Venezia [Venice]: Dallo Stabilimento tipographico enciclopedico di Girolamo Tasso.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hypnea spinella (C.Agardh) Kützing.
Sphaerococcus spinellus C.Agardh
Type locality: "Indiae occidentalis" (West Indies); Type: LD; Herb. alg. Agardh 33888 (Yoshida 1998: 744) Notes: Dawson (1961: 238) gives the following additional data: collected in coral, by Aspergen. According to Haroun & Prud'homme van Reine, 1993: 122) the lectotype (in LD) is herb Ag. 33888, "Vestindien"
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 16 November 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 November 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 December 2023