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Scytosiphon fistulosus (Hudson) C.Agardh

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

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Scytosiphon fistulosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Muigh Inis, Co. Galway; intertidal lagoon. 13 Jul 2018. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Scytosiphon fistulosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Muigh Inis, Co. Galway; intertidal lagoon. 13 Jul 2018. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

 

Publication details
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.
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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 Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker

Basionym
Ulva fistulosa Hudson

Type information
Type locality: England (Womersley 1987: 322).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fistulate, hollow throughout but closed at ends (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Apparently including specimens of Scytosiphon lomentaria (Agardh 1848: 126; Silva 1952: 258) (Athanasiadis, 1996).

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.

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 August 2019.

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