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Sphaerococcus alcicornis (J.Agardh) Kützing

Publication details
Sphaerococcus alcicornis (J.Agardh) Kützing 1849: 779

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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 Austrophyllis alcicornis (J.Agardh) Womersley & R.E.Norris

Basionym
Rhodymenia alcicornis J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "ad oras N. Hollandiae" (Australia) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 205). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 24992 (Womersley 1994: 250). Notes: According to Womersley (1994: 250) the type is from "Nova Hollandia, ded. Diesing".

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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
Womersley, H.B.S. & Norris, R.E. (1971). The morphology and taxonomy of Australian Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 2): 1-62, 108 figs..

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. & Norris, R.E. (1971). The morphology and taxonomy of Australian Kallymeniaceae (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 2): 1-62, 108 figs..

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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