Sphaerococcus serra J. 1841
Sphaerococcus serra J.Agardh 1841: 17 (as 'Sphaerococcus Serra' )
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eucheuma serra (J.Agardh) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a saw (tool).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Hab. in mari Indiae orientalis" [Mauritius] (Agardh 1841: 17). Type: LD 34664 [Kylin 1932: pl. 10: fig. 2] (Yoshida 1998: 802). Notes: The type locality, Mauritius was first recorded by Doty (1988: 180). He notes that the holotype for Sphaerococcus serra J. Agardh is believed to have been illustrated by Kylin (1932: pl. 10, fig. 21) as Agardh Herbarium Specimen No. 34664.
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1847). Nya alger från Mexico. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 4: 5-17.
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 March 2020 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 25 November 2020.