Sphaerococcus confervoides ( ) C. , nom. illeg. 1817
Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silva Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada
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Sphaerococcus confervoides (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817: 33, nom. illeg.
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 Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silva
Fucus confervoides Hudson
Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Sphaerococcus confervoides (Linnaeus) Stackhouse, 1797. - (1 Aug 2017) - M.D. Guiry
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
Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.
Created: 02 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 09 August 2020.