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Scytosiphon paradoxus (Roth) Hornemann

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Scytosiphonaceae
Genus Scytosiphon

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Scytosiphon paradoxus (Roth) Hornemann
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore pools. 11 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Scytosiphon paradoxus (Roth) Hornemann
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore pools. 11 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Spermatochnus paradoxus (Roth) Kützing Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore pools
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Scytosiphon paradoxus (Roth) Hornemann 1818: pl. 1595, fig. 2

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 Spermatochnus paradoxus (Roth) Kützing

Basionym
Conferva paradoxa Roth

Type information
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.

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

General environment
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.

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