Asperococcus scaber Kuckuck 1899

Asperococcus scaber Kuckuck

Current name: Asperococcus scaber Kuckuck
Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Asperococcus scaber Kuckuck 1899: 52, figs 1-4; pl. II (8)

Published in: Kuckuck, P. (1899). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen. 5-9. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 3: 11-81, 4 + 21 + 15 figs, Plates II(8)-VIII(14).

Type Species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Rovinj and Naples, Mediterranean Sea; (Athanasiadis 1996: 182)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), scabrous, i.e., rough or gritty to the touch on account of numerous minute projections (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 June 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 June 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 March 2024

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