Asperococcus castaneus W.J.Hooker
Asperococcus castaneus W.J.Hooker 1833: 277
Published in: 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.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngbye) Link
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Mackay, J.T. (1836). Flora hibernica comprising the flowering plants ferns Characeae Musci Hepaticae Lichenes and Algae of Ireland arranged according to the natural system with a synopsis of the genera according to the Linnaean system. pp. i-xxxiv, 1-354 (Part 1, includes Algae by W.H. Harvey); 275 (Part 2, by Thomas Taylor). Dublin & Edinburgh: Simpkin Marshall & Co. Fraser & Co.
Created: 27 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 July 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 July 2019.