Acanthococcus antarcticus Hooker f. & Harvey 1845
Acanthococcus antarcticus Hooker f. & Harvey 1845: 261
Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae antarcticae, being characters and descriptions of the hitherto unpublished species of algae, discovered in Lord Auckland's Group, Campbell's Island, Kerguelen's Land, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn and other southern circumpolar regions, during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror". London Journal of Botany 4: 249-276, 293-298.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acanthococcus.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Cape Horn, Falkland Isl.; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 29 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 January 2022
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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 October 2022