Sphaerococcus purpurascens var. rostratus (Lyngbye) Hornemann 1836

Publication Details
Sphaerococcus purpurascens var. rostratus (Lyngbye) Hornemann 1836: pl. 2208

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 Pantoneura fabriciana (Lyngbye) M.J.Wynne.

Basionym
Gigartina purpurascens var. rostrata Lyngbye

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), purplish, becoming purple (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

 
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