Sphaerococcus canaliculatus C.
Chondrus canaliculatus (C.Agardh) Greville Cabrillo National Monument, California. Common in middle zone; under Silvetia and in pools and crevices.
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Sphaerococcus canaliculatus C.Agardh 1822: 260
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.
Publication date: probably Oct 1822
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus canaliculatus (C.Agardh) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), canaliculate, with a longitudinal channel or groove (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Chile (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 157). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 109).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sphaerococcus canaliculatus C.Agardh)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2019.