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Sphaerococcus dilatatus (Turner) C.Agardh

Publication details
Sphaerococcus dilatatus (Turner) C.Agardh 1817: XV

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

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 Gymnogongrus dilatatus (Turner) J.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus dilatatus Turner

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 319).

Origin of species name
(Latin), broadened, expanded, spread out, or widened.

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.

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Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2019.

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