Sphaerococcus capillaris Kützing, nom. illeg. 1863

Publication Details
Sphaerococcus capillaris Kützing, nom. illeg. 1863: 16

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1863). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu drei und siebenzig neun Algenspecies. Zu der öffentlichen Prüfung sämmtlicher Klassen der Realschule zu Nordhausen. pp. [1]-19. Nordhausen: Realschule zu Nordhausen.

Publication date: Mai 1863

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 gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham.

Type Information
Type locality: Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, India; (Silva & al. 1996: 170)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 10 August 2022

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 August 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2022

 
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