Sphaerococcus mammillosus ( & Woodward) C. 1817
Sphaerococcus mammillosus (Goodenough & Woodward) C.Agardh 1817: 25
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry
Type locality: "Habitat in rupibus et saxis submarinis frequentis." [Living on submarine stones and rocks frequently. England]. (Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 174).
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.
Source of current name
Guiry, M.D., West, J.A., Kim, D.-H. & Masuda, M. (1984). Reinstatement of the genus Mastocarpus Kützing (Rhodophyta). Taxon 33: 53-63.
Created: 15 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 17 October 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2021.