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Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Sphaerococcaceae
Genus Sphaerococcus

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Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Acropeltis phyllophora J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Gracilaria corticata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh Tanzania
© Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)

Publication details
Sphaerococcus corticatus (J.Agardh) Kützing 1849: 783

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 Gracilaria corticata (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Basionym
Rhodymenia corticata J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 160).

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.

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Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2019.

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