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Scytosiphon tenellus Kogame

Publication details
Scytosiphon tenellus Kogame 1998: 44, figs 29-51

Published in: Kogame, K. (1998). A taxonomic study of Japanese Scytosiphon (Scytosiphonales, Phaeophyceae), including two new species. Phycological Research 46: 39-51.

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 Petalonia tenella (Kogame) SantiaƱez & Kogeme

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), delicate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Japan; Hokkaido: Muroran (Silva 1996-to date). Type: K. Kogame; 2.ii.1988; SAP 059746 (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Scytosiphon tenellus Kogame)
South America: Chile (Camus et al 2005, Contreras et al. 2007 ).

Asia: Japan (Kogame 1998, Yoshida 1998, Kogame, Horiguchi & Masuda 1999, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015).

Source of current name
SantiaƱez, W.J.E. & Kogame, K. (2019). Proposals to recognize Petalonia tenella comb. nov. and to resurrect Hapterophycus canaliculatus (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae). Botanica Marina 62(2): 149-153.

Key references
Camus, C., Meynard, A.P., Faugeron, S., Kogame, K. & Correa, J.A. (2005). Differential life history phase expression in two coexisting species of Scytosiphon (Phaeophyceae) in northern Chile. Journal of Phycology 41: 931-941.

Contreras, L., Dennett, G., Moenne, A., Palma, R.E. & Correa, J.A. (2007). Molecular and morphologically distinct Scytosiphon species (Scytosiphonales, Phaeophyceae) display similar antioxidant capacities. Journal of Phycology 43: 1320-1328.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2019.

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