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Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh 1822

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Sphaerococcaceae
Genus Sphaerococcus

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Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 1 mm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira.

Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh
South west of France, 2014,. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh
Hypnea musciformis, microscope tetrasporangia, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh
Hypnea musciformis, microscope, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009, Ignacio Bárbara . Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh
Hypnea musciformis, microscope, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh
Hypnea musciformis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh
South of Portugal, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

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Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux Madeira
© Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com )

Publication details
Sphaerococcus musciformis (Wulfen) C.Agardh 1822: 326

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 Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus musciformis Wulfen

Type information
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 300).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.

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

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.

Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.

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Verified by: 06 February 2017 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 12 August 2020.

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