Sphaerococcus corneus ( )
Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux Spain; longitudinal section showing cortical cells, medullary cells and numerous rhizines
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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.
Type locality: Cádiz, Spain (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 141).
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: 23 September 2004 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 24 January 2020.