Hecatonema reptans Sauvageau 1897: 273
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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).
This is a marine species.
Created: 10 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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 25 June 2019.