Sphaerococcus erectus 1828
Cordylecladia erecta (Greville) J.Agardh Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallus
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Sphaerococcus erectus Greville 1828: pl. 357, figs 1-8
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1828). Scottish cryptogamic flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English Botany. Vol. 6 (fasc. 67-72), pls 331-360. Edinburgh & London: MacLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin, Craddock & Joy.
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cordylecladia erecta (Greville) J.Agardh
Syntype localities: "In the sea; February. Discovered in England by Mrs Griffiths at Tor-Abbey rocks, Meadfoot, Waldon rocks, &c. in Torbay; and at Sidmouth." (Greville 1828: pl. 357). Lectotype: Mrs Griffiths; February. E (Jones 1962: 143). Notes: Paratypes: BM-K, LD. Lectotype from Sidmouth (Jones 1962: 143).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), erect (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 3, fasc. 1. pp. 701-786. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 May 2021.