Sphaerococcus repens C.
Gloiocladia repens (C.Agardh) N.Sánchez & Rodríguez-Prieto Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2008
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Sphaerococcus repens C.Agardh 1822: 244
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.
Publication date: probably Oct 1822
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gloiocladia repens (C.Agardh) N.Sánchez & Rodríguez-Prieto
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: near Cádiz, Spain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 360). Lectotype: LD 25705 (Rodríguez-Prieto, Freshwater & Sánchez 2007: 146).
Source of current name
Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Freshwater, D. W. & Sánchez, N. (2007). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Gloiocladia repens (C. Agardh) Sánchez et Rodríguez-Prieto comb. nov. (Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta), with a taxonomic re-assessment of the genera Fauchea and Gloiocladia. European Journal of Phycology 42(2): 145-162, 38 Figs, 3 Tables.
Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 July 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2020.