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Hecatonema reptans Sauvageau

Publication details
Hecatonema reptans Sauvageau 1897: 273

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hecatonema is Hecatonema maculans (Collins) Sauvageau.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker

Basionym
Ectocarpus reptans P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type information
Type locality: Brest (Athanasiadis 1996: 178). Type: on Fucus serratus.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Sauvageau (1897) considered Reinke's Ascocyclus reptans (1889) to be a distinct species and placed it in the genus Hecatonema (see Pedersen 1984: 60, 61 pl. 3).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2019.

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