Sphaerococcus sanguineus (Hudson) Wahlenberg 1826

Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.LamourouxFinavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; drift plant to 600 mm - 14 April 2006. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Sphaerococcus sanguineus (Hudson) Wahlenberg 1826: 898

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 Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Basionym
Fucus sanguineus Hudson

Type Information
Syntype localities: Habitat in littoribus Eboracensi et Cornubensi [Living on the shores of York, NE England and Cornwall, SW England]; (Hudson 1762: 475)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), blood-red (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 01 November 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 November 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2022

 
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