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Sphaerococcus soboliferus (M.Vahl) Kützing

Publication details
Sphaerococcus soboliferus (M.Vahl) Kützing 1843: 409

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

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 Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr

Basionym
Fucus soboliferus M.Vahl

Type information
Type locality: Maris Finmarkiae

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearing creeping rooting stems or roots (Neal 1993).

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
Foslie, M. (1886). Kritisk Fortegnelse over Norges Havsalger efter aeldre botaniske Arbeider indtil Aar 1850. Tromsø Museums Aarshefter 9: 85-137.

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