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Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse 1797

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 corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009; TS. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2009, cystocarp in TS. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spain; longitudinal section showing cortical cells, medullary cells and numerous rhizines. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spain; transverse section showing cortical cells, medullary cells and numerous rhizines. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
microscope, Ártabra, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2009; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
Aramar, northern Spain (Atlantic); plants to about 25 cm long; this species is collected in the intertidal and subtidal for agar production. José Rico. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Sphaerococcus corneus (Hudson) Stackhouse
Spain. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

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Cryptonemia capitellata Sonder

Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux longitudinal section, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2010
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
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.
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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 Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus corneus Hudson

Type information
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).

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: 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 27 September 2020.

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