Sphaerococcus obtusus Kützing
Sphaerococcus obtusus Kützing 1869: 8, pl. 21: figs. a-d
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria debilis (Forsskål) Børgesen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 163).
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.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 15 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 02 June 2010 by Wendy 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 21 October 2019.