Sphaerococcus compressus C.Agardh 1822

Publication Details
Sphaerococcus compressus C.Agardh 1822: (1822-1823): 308-309

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 Gracilaria bursa-pastoris (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Cadíz, Spain; (Gargiulo, De Masi & Tripodi 1992: 57) Lectotype: Cabrera; herb. alg. Agardh, LD; 28984 (Gargiulo, De Masi & Tripodi 1992: 57) Notes: Lectotype selected by C.J. Bird in 1979.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 June 2010

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 June 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2024

 
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