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Sphaerococcus gaditanus Montagne 1838

Publication details
Sphaerococcus gaditanus Montagne 1838: 1 (as 'Sphaeroccoccus (Gigartina) Gaditanus' )

Published in: Webb, P.B. (1838). Iter hispaniense or a synopsis of plants collected in the southern provinces of Spain and in Portugal, with geographical remarks, and observations on rare and undescribed species. pp. [i]-iv, [1]-80. Paris & London: Béthune & Plon; Henry Coxhead.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Sphaerococcus is Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), from Cadiz (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
This entity, described by Montagne as Sphaeroccoccus (Gigartina) Gaditanus 'in sinu Gaditano' [Bay of Cadiz, Spain], has not been placed with any certainty. - (20 Mar 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 20 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 June 2018 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 19 September 2020.

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