Sphaerococcus dentatus ( ) C. 1817
Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye Scotland, Oban area east coast
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Sphaerococcus dentatus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1817: 22
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 Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Fucus dentatus Linnaeus
Type locality: Hab. oc. Atl. [Atlantic Ocean] (Linnaeus 1767: 135). Holotype: LINN 1274.72 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 298).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (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.
Source of current name
Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 August 2020.