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Ectoclinium dentatum J.Agardh

Publication details
Ectoclinium dentatum J.Agardh 1876: 575

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ectoclinium.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mychodea australis (Zanardini) Kraft

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "Ad Tasmaniam R. Gunn [Tasmania, Australia]; fragmentum e Nov. Hollandia quoque vidi' (Agardh 1876: 575). "Holotype": R. Gunn; LD 34115 (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 248). Notes: "Ad Tasmaniam R. Gunn.’ Type: n.v. (holotype: LD 34115 (apparently the basis for J. Agardh’s (1879) drawings (pl. 30, figs 1–8), which are mounted on sheets numbered LD34104 and LD34105 – Patrik Frödén, pers. comm.)." (Kraft & Saunders 2017: 248).

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Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. (1978). Studies of marine algae in the lesser-known families of the Gigartinales (Rhodophyta). III. The Mychodeaceae and Mychodeophyllaceae. Australian Journal of Botany 26: 515-610, 46 figs.

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