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Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Sphaerococcaceae
Genus Sphaerococcus

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Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
cystocarp, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
cystocarp, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
cystocarp, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
Fleet, Dorset, England. 21 Aug 2013. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
Fleet, Dorset, England. 21 Aug 2013. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
upper subtidal, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
Silver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland. 06 Apr 2012. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
Brittany, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Fucus aeruginosus var. lichenoides Turner

Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham cystocarp, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014
© Ignacio Barbara

Publication details
Sphaerococcus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) C.Agardh 1822: 307 (as 'Sphaerococcus confervoides [zeta] gracilis' )

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 Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham

Basionym
Fucus gracilis Stackhouse

Type information
Type locality: "Padstow, Cornwall, and elsewhere", England (Athanasiadis 1996: 63). Type: Stackhouse; BM Notes: This type locality was first recorded as a lectotype without provenance by Steentoft, L.Irvine & Farnham (1995: 115, fig. 1) (Silva et al., 1996)

Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

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.

Created: 22 December 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 22 December 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2019.

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