Sphaerococcus floccosus ( ) C.
Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA; from mid intertidal pools, with Soranthera ulvoidea growing as an ephiphyte
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Sphaerococcus floccosus (Esper) C.Agardh 1817: XVI
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
Fucus floccosus Esper
Type locality: Trinidad, Humboldt Co., California, U.S.A. (Silva 1979: 330). Notes: Original description has "Nootkasund".
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Created: 21 May 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 21 May 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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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 07 December 2019.