Sphaerococcus volans C. 1821
Mazzaella volans (C.Agardh) Fredericq Northern California
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Sphaerococcus volans C.Agardh 1821: [iv], pl. XVIII 
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1821). Icones algarum ineditae fasciculus secundus. pp. [i-iv], pls XI-XX. Holmiae [Stockholm]: ex Officina Ecksteiniana, sumtibus auctoris.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella volans (C.Agardh) Fredericq
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ad Caput Bonae Spei lectum pingendum subministravit clariss. Chamisso [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa]. (Agardh 1821: [iv]). Type: Chamisso; LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).
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
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: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 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 05 August 2020.