Sphaerococcus fastigiatus ( ) Wahlenberg
Sphaerococcus fastigiatus (Linnaeus) Wahlenberg 1826: 895
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Furcellaria lumbricalis (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus fastigiatus Linnaeus
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (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: 13 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
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 February 2020.