Plocaria aculeata (Kützing) P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Publication Details
Plocaria aculeata (Kützing) P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Plocaria is Plocaria candida Nees.

Status of Name
The taxonomic or nomenclatural status (or both) of this entity is in some way unresolved and requires further investigation.

Sphaerococcus aculeatus Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: Brasilia [Brazil];

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 September 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 September 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 13 August 2022

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