Sphaerococcus sternbergii C.Agardh 1822

Prionitis sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Current name: Prionitis sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A. - 20 June 2003. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Sphaerococcus sternbergii C.Agardh 1822: 275

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.

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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

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 Prionitis sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: 'In mari Australi' [Nootka Sound (Vancouver Island), British Columbia, Canada or Monterey, California, USA]; (Gabrielson 2008: 91, 96) Lectotype: T. Haenke; 1791; LD; 22892 (bottom, single specimen) (Gabrielson 2008: 96) Notes: Isotype: LD 22892 (upper two specimens) and specimens in the packet on the same sheet.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 August 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 May 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 May 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 May 2024

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