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Halothrix lumbricalis (Kützing) Reinke

Publication details
Halothrix lumbricalis (Kützing) Reinke 1888: 19

Published in: Reinke, J. (1888). Die braunen Algen (Fucaceen und Phaeosporeen) der Kieler Bucht. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 6: 14-20.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Halothrix.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Ectocarpus lumbricalis Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "Ostsee"

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus lumbricalis Kützing 1845
Elachista lumbricalis (Kützing) Hauck 1883

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Halothrix rectiuscula Y.-P.Lee 2001

Distributional notes
Introduced into the Mediterranean (Cormaci et al. 2008; Cormaci et al. 2012: 162). It was found for the first time at Acicastello (Eastern Sicily) in 1978 (see also Verlaque et al. 2015: 67). - (26 Jun 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Kim, H.-S. (2010). Ectocarpaceae, Acinetopsoraceae, Chordariaceae. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 1. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ectocarpales. Marine brown algae I. (Kim, H.-S. & Boo, S.-M. Eds), pp. [3]-137. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of algae-macrophytes Kamchatka waters. Vol 1. Green algae and brown algae]. pp. 1-216. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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References
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Pedersen, P.M. (1979). Culture studies on the brown alga Halothrix lumbricalis and Elachista fucicola (Elachistaceae). Botaniska Notiser 132: 151-159.

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