Scytosiphon fistulosus ( ) C.
Scytosiphon fistulosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1811: 24
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1811). Dispositio algarum Sueciae, quam publico examini subjiciunt Carl Adolph Agardh... & Johannes Bruzelius, Scanus. Die xi decembris mdcccxi. p. ii. h. & l.s. pp. Pars 2: [i], 17-26. Lundae: Litteris Berlingianis.
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 Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker
Ulva fistulosa Hudson
Type locality: England (Womersley 1987: 322).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fistulate, hollow throughout but closed at ends (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Apparently including specimens of Scytosiphon lomentaria (Agardh 1848: 126; Silva 1952: 258) (Athanasiadis, 1996).
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Hooker, W.J. (1833). Div. I. Inarticulatae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 254-263; 268-326. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
Created: 22 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 20 February 2019.