Sphaerococcus gelidium J.
Sphaerococcus gelidium J.Agardh 1841: 17
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Meristotheca gelidium (J.Agardh) E.J.Faye & M.Masuda
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "in mari Indiae occidentalis" (Agardh 1841: 17). Lectotype: LD Herb. Alg. Agardh 34676 (Gabrielson & Cheney 1987: 481).
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
Faye, E.J., Shimada, S., Kogame, K. & Masuda, M. (2004). A new red algal species Meristotheca dakarensis (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales) from Senegal, western Africa, with comments on the relegation of Meristiella Cheney to synonymy with Meristotheca J.Agardh. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 241-259.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 May 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 February 2020.