Sphaerococcus cristatus var. fabricianus (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1822

Publication Details
Sphaerococcus cristatus var. fabricianus (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1822: 301

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 Membranoptera fabriciana (Lyngbye) M.J.Wynne & G.W.Saunders.

Basionym
Gigartina fabriciana Lyngbye

Type Information
Type locality: "Frederikshaab (61°59' N, 49°42' W), Greenland, collected by Bishop O. Fabricius in the period 1768-1773, fide Ruprecht (1851)"; (Wynne & Saunders 2012: 169)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), crested.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 May 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 May 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

 
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