Sphaerococcus verrucosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817

Gracilaria verrucosa (Hudson) Papenfuss

Gracilaria verrucosa (Hudson) PapenfussCollected near Roscoff (F), December 1984 - 29 December 2011. Christine Wosnitza

Publication Details
Sphaerococcus verrucosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817: XVI

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 Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham.

Basionym
Fucus verrucosus Hudson

Type Information
Type locality: Habitat in littoribus marinis passim ["Dwells on the shores of the sea in all directions" England]; (Hudson 1762: 470) Notes: Lectotype: Hudson’s description, in the absence of material was initially proposed by Dixon & Irvine (1977: 210) and then supplanted by a specimens in Dillenius's herbarium No. 50 (OXF).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), warty (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 May 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda.

Last updated: 22 May 2018

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 May 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022

 
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