Gracilaria disticha (J. ) J. 1852
Gracilaria disticha (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1852: (1851-1863): 594-595
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Sphaerococcus distichus J.Agardh
Type locality: coast of Eritrea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 164).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), arranged in two opposite rows (Stearn 1973).
Sphaerococcus distichus J.Agardh 1837
Philippines record based on illustrations of specimens brought to Guam workshop by Doty (Abbott, 1985).
This is a marine species.
Middle East: Egypt (Papenfuss 1968).
Asia: South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).
Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gracilaria from the Philippines: list and distribution of the species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with Reference to Some Pacific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 89-90.
Created: 30 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 August 2006 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 18 September 2020.