Scytosiphon paradoxus ( )
Spermatochnus paradoxus (Roth) Kützing Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore pools
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Scytosiphon paradoxus (Roth) Hornemann 1818: pl. 1595, fig. 2
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 Spermatochnus paradoxus (Roth) Kützing
Conferva paradoxa Roth
Type locality: Kiels, Heiligenhafen (Athanasiadis 1996: 161). Notes: Womersley (1987) gives the following data: Type from Kieler Bight, Germany; destroyed.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 13 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
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 17 June 2019.