Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Turner) C.Agardh 1828

Caulacanthus ustulatus (Turner) Kützing

Current name: Caulacanthus ustulatus (Turner) Kützing
Caulacanthus ustulatus, middle intertidal with Corallina elongata, Ría de A. Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Sphaerococcus ustulatus (Turner) C.Agardh 1828: 324

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1828). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Voluminis secundi. Sectio prior. pp. [i]-lxxvi, [i]-189. Gryphiae [Greifswald]: sumptibus Ernesti Mauriti [Ernst Mauritius].

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Publication date: Sept-Dec 1828

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 Caulacanthus ustulatus (Turner) Kützing.

Basionym
Fucus acicularis var. ustulatus Turner

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Cádiz, Spain; (Silva & al. 1996: 282) Type: Clemente; BM-K; (Athanasiadis 1996: 60) Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Searles (1968: 46, pl. 10a) who selected Cádiz as the type locality. Turner reported seeing specimens from Clemente (Cádiz) and the Mediterranean (Dr Mohr)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 April 2024

 
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