Ectochaete wittrockii ( )
Ectochaete wittrockii (Wille) Kylin 1938: 72
Original publication: Kylin, H. (1938). Über die Chlorophyceengattungen Entocladia, Epicladia und Ectochaete. Botaniska Notiser 1938: 67-76.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Ulvella wittrockii (Wille) R.Nielsen, C.J.O'Kelly & B.Wysor
Entocladia wittrockii Wille
Type locality: near Oslo, Norway (Wille 1880: 1). Lectotype: Original illustration (Wille 1880: pl. I) "as the existence of any original material is doubtful (Per Sunding, personal communication (O))" (Brodie, Maggs & John 2007: 117) (epitype) (Brodie et al. 2007: 117). Notes: "Lectotype: Original illustration by Wille (1880, pl. 1) selected by Nielsen in Brodie et al. (2007)" (Nielsen et al. 2013: 53)?
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a Marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ectochaete wittrockii (Wille) Kylin)
Europe: France (Feldmann 1954), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas & Gallardo 1986), Sweden (Kylin 1949), Turkey (Europe) (Güner, Aysel, Sukatar & Öztürk 1985).
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972).
According to Burrows (1991) this species is a synonym of Entocladia wittrockii Wille.
Source of synonymy
Nielsen, R., Petersen, G., Seberg, O., Daugbjerg, N., O'Kelly, C.J. & Wysor, B. (2013). Revision of the genus Ulvella (Ulvellaceae, Ulvophyceae) based on morphology and tufA gene sequences of species in culture, with Acrochaete and Pringsheimiella placed in synonymy. Phycologia 52(1): 37-56.
Nielsen, R. (1983). Culture studies of Acrochaete leptochaete comb. nov. and A. wittrockii comb. nov. (Chaetophoraceae, Chlorophyceae). Nordic Journal of Botany 3: 689-694, 31 figs.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Ectochaete&species=wittrockii
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Ectochaete&Species=wittrockii
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2013 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:116241