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Sphaerococcus divaricatus C.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1827

Publication details
Sphaerococcus divaricatus C.Agardh 1827: 645, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1827). Neue Gattungen und Arten von Algen. Flora 10(41): 641-646.
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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 Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Syntype localities: Ad Tergestum, praecipue in salinis, ad Venetiam [Trieste and Venice] (Agardh 1827: 645).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Sphaerococcus divaricatus C.Agardh, 1817. Rgarding problems concerning this name and Hypnea rissoana, see note in Furnari et al. (1999: 42).

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.

Created: 10 September 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 21 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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