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Scytosiphon compressus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye

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

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Scytosiphon compressus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Scytosiphon compressus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; rocks at MHWN. 18 Apr 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Scytosiphon compressus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; pools at MHWN. 22 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Scytosiphon compressus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; MLWN rocks. 08 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Scytosiphon compressus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.. 13 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Scytosiphon compressus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal mussels. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Scytosiphon compressus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire, England; plants at high water where freshwater is being discharged onto the shore. 02 Jul 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Scytosiphon compressus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Silver Strand, Co. Galway, Ireland; fisheye lens. 01 Sep 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Scytosiphon compressus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Black Hd., Co. Clare, Ireland; upper-shore sandy rock. 16 Mar 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Ulva compressa Linnaeus Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; on stones in soft sand
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Scytosiphon compressus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819: 64

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 Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Basionym
Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "Habitat in Europae mari & tectis maritimis" [Probably Bognor, Sussex, England] (Hayden et al. 2003: 289). Lectotype: Dillenius (1742: pl. 9: fig. 8) (epitype) OXF (Hayden et al. 2003: 289). Notes: Northern Europe (Lipkin & Silva 2002).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 March 2006 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 19 April 2019.

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