Ectocarpus pusillus Harvey 1841: 41
Original publication: Harvey, W.H. (1841). A manual of the British algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of the known British species of sea-weeds and of Confervae both marine and fresh-water. pp. [i-v]-lvii, -229. London: John Van Voorst.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Acinetospora crinita (Carmichael) Sauvageau
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1978).
South America: Chile (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).
Harvey (1841: 41) cites "Wyatt, Alg. Danm. No. 303" but the exsiccata with this name is No. 212 (M.J. Wynne, pers. comm.). No description is provided. - (11 Jun 2006) - Wendy Guiry
Source of synonymy
Kornmann, P. (1953). Der Formenkreis von Acinetospora crinita (Carm.) nov. comb. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 4: 205-224.
Harvey, W.H. (1848). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls CXLV-CCXVI [145-216]. London: Reeve & Benham.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Ectocarpus&species=pusillus
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=Ectocarpus&Species=pusillus
Created: 02 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 June 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 491 times since it was created.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Sauvageau, C. (1895). Note sur l'Ectocarpus pusillus Griffiths. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 9: 274-280, 281-291, 307-318.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=18087
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.