Scytothamnus hirsutus Skottsberg 1921: 34, figs 14c-14g
Published in: Skottsberg, C. (1921). Botanische Ergebnisse der schwedischen Expedition nach Patagonien und dem Feuerlande 1907-1909. VIII. Marine algae. I. Phaeophyceae. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 61(11): -56, 20 figs.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scytothamnus is Scytothamnus australis (J.Agardh) J.D.Hooker & Harvey.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyosiphon hirsutus (Skottsberg) P.M.Pedersen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), hairy.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
Peters, A.F. & Clayton, M.N. (1998). Molecular and morphological investigatins of three brown algal genera with stellate plastids: evidence for Scytothamnales ord. nov. (Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 37: 106-113, 7 figs, 3 tables.
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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 24 May 2019.