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Sphaerococcus chamissoi C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus chamissoi C.Agardh 1820: pl. VI

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820). Icones algarum ineditae. Vol. Fasc. 1 pp. 4, pls I-X. Lundae [Lund]: ex Officina Berlingiana, sumtibus auctoris.
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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 Chondracanthus chamissoi (C.Agardh) K├╝tzing

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Pl. 10. 1820 (Hommersand et al. 1993: 115). - (10 Jul 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Chile (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 290). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 115). Notes: Isotype: E.

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.

Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Key references
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2019.

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