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Scytosiphon simplicissimus (Clemente) Cremades

Publication details
Scytosiphon simplicissimus (Clemente) Cremades 1990: 492

Published in: Cremades, J. (1990). El herbario de algas marinas de Simón de Rojas Clemente y Rubio (1777-1827) Thesis. . Santiago de Compostela: Universidad de Santiago de Compostela.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scytosiphon is Scytosiphon filum var. lomentarius (Lyngbye) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngbye) Link

Basionym
Ulva simplicissima Clemente

Type information
Lectotype locality: Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Spain (Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1990). Lectotype: MA Algae 1993 (Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1990: 492).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Cremades (in Cremades & Perez-Cirera, 1990: 492) correctly proposed the name Scytosiphon simplicissiumus (Clemente) Cremades. But, in consideration of the widespread and consistent use of Scytosiphon lomentaria for this species, Pedersen & Kristiansen (1994: 645) proposed the rejection of Ulva simplicissima Clemente, the basionym of Scytosiphon simplicissiumus. This proposal was approved at the XVI International Botanical Congress (St. Louis, Missouri, 26-30 July 1999) (Barrie & Greuter, 1999), so Scytosiphon lomentaria is the correct name of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Guiry, M.D. (1997). Benthic red, brown and green algae. In: The Species Directory of the Marine Fauna and Flora of the British Isles and Surrounding Seas. (Howson, C.M. & Picton, B.E. Eds), pp. 341-367. Belfast & Ross-on-Wye: Ulster Museum & Marine Conservation Society.

Created: 10 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Pedersen, P.M. & Kristiansen, A. (1994). (1111) Proposal to reject Ulva simplicissima Clemente, the basionym of Scytosiphon simplicissimus (Clemente) Cremades (Phaeophyceae). Taxon 43: p 645.

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Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.

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