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Hincksia ovata (Kjellman) P.C.Silva

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Acinetosporaceae
Genus Hincksia


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Hincksia ovata (Kjellman) P.C.Silva
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hincksia ovata (Kjellman) P.C.Silva
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2009. 01 Jan 0001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).


Publication details
Hincksia ovata (Kjellman) P.C.Silva in P.C.Silva, E.G.Meñez & R.L.Moe 1987: 130

Published in: Silva, P.C., Meñez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hincksia is Hincksia ramulosa J.E.Gray.

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

Ectocarpus ovatus Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: Isfjorden, Spitsbergen, Norway (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 569). Notes: Womersley (1987) gives the following data: Type from Swedish west coast; in UPS?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ovate (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus ovatus Kjellman 1877
Giffordia ovata (Kjellman) Kylin 1947

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus ovatus var. arachnoideus Reinke 1889
Ectocarpus ovatus var. elongatus Rosenvinge 1893
Ectocarpus holmii Rosenvinge 1893
Ectocarpus ovatus var. holmi (Rosenvinge) Rosenvinge 1898
Ectocarpus ovatus var. tenuis Rosenvinge 1898
Ectocarpus ovatus var. intermedius Rosenvinge 1941
Giffordia ovata var. arachnoidea (Reinke) Kylin 1947
Giffordia intermedia (Rosenvinge) S.Lund 1959
Hincksia intermedia (Rosenvinge) P.C.Silva 1987

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ectocarpus ovatus Kjellman)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Sweden (Kylin 1907).

Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 1987), Victoria (Womersley 1987).

(as Ectocarpus ovatus var. arachnoideus Reinke)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931).

(as Giffordia ovata (Kjellman) Kylin)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980).

Europe: Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Ireland (Morton 1994), Italy (Cinelli et al. 1976), Norway (Jaasund 1965), Spain (Soto & Conde 1989), Sweden (Kylin 1947).

Atlantic Islands: E. Greenland (Pedersen 1976), Iceland (Caram & Jónsson 1972).

North America: Maine (Taylor 1957), Massachusetts (Taylor 1957), Rhode Island (Taylor 1957).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1980).

Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 1987), Victoria (Womersley 1987).

(as Giffordia ovata var. arachnoidea (Reinke) Kylin)
Europe: Sweden (Kylin 1947).

(as Giffordia intermedia (Rosenvinge) S.Lund)
Europe: France (Feldmann & Magne 1964), Spain (Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Gallardo et al. 1985, Ballesteros 1989).

Atlantic Islands: E. Greenland (Lund 1959, Pedersen 1976), Salvage Islands (Audiffred & Weisscher 1984).

(as Hincksia ovata (Kjellman) P.C.Silva)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen et al. 1999).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Curiel et al. 2012), Balearic Islands (Ribera et al. 1992), Baltic Sea (Nielsen et al. 1995, Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Belgium (Coppejans & Kling 1995), Britain (Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie et al. 2016), Faroe Islands (Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Ribera et al. 1992, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), Ireland (Guiry 2012), Italy (Ribera et al. 1992, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002), Norway (Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Sardinia (Ribera et al. 1992), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Spain (Ribera et al. 1992, Flores-Moya et al. 1995, Gorostiaga et al., 2004), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Spitsbergen (Vinogradova 1995), Turkey (Europe) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (John et al. 2004, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Greenland (Pedersen 2011), Madeira (Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001), Salvage Islands (John et al. 2004).

North America: Alaska (Scagel et al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989), Florida (Littler, Littler & Hanisak 2008), North Carolina (Schneider & Searles 1991), Washington (Scagel et al. 1989).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Argentina (Asensi & Küpper 2012 , Boraso de Zaixso 2013).

South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Krishnamurthy & Baluswami 2010, Rao & Gupta 2015), Turkey (Asia) (Taskin et al. 2008 ).

Asia: China (Liu 2008, Tseng 2009, Luan Rixiao et al. 2013), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001, Kim 2010).

Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 1987), Victoria (Womersley 1987).

(as Hincksia intermedia (Rosenvinge) P.C.Silva)
Europe: France (Dizerbo & Herpe 2007), Netherlands (Stegenga et al. 1997, Stegenga, Kaaremans & Simons 2007), Spain (Bárbara et al. 2012), Veneto (Sfriso, A.).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, Hernández-González et al. 2004b, Domínguez-Alvarez et al. 2005, Anon. 2011).

South America: Argentina (Boraso & Zaixso 2011), Chile (Silva & Chacana 2005).

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.

Luan Rixiao, Ding Lanping, Lu Baoren & Tseng, C.K. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus III Phaeophyta No. I(1) Ectocarpales Ralfsiales Sphaceariales Dictyotales. pp. [i]-xxii, 1-195, pls I-XXII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

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