Sphaerococcus corneus ( ) 1797
Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux together Pterocladiella capillacea, Barizo, Galicia, Spain
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Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse 1797: xxiv
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus corneus Hudson
Type locality: Devonshire, England (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 9). Type: D. Miller; BM (ex herb. Buddle, Sloane collection) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 9).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).
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: 12 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 August 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2020.