Sphaerococcus verrucosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817
Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984 - 29 December 2011. Christine Wosnitza
Sphaerococcus verrucosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817: XVI
Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham.
Fucus verrucosus Hudson
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).
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 02 October 2023