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Sorocarpus micromorus (Bory) P.C.Silva

Publication details
Sorocarpus micromorus (Bory) P.C.Silva 1950: 256

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1950). Generic names of algae proposed for conservation. Hydrobiologia 2: 252-280.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sorocarpus is Sorocarpus uvaeformis (Lyngbye) Pringsheim.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Botrytella micromora Bory

Basionym
Ectocarpus siliculosus var. uvaeformis Lyngbye

Type information
Type locality: Hofmansgave, Denmark (Womersley 1987: 36). Type: C (Womersley 1987: 36).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), little mulberry-tree.

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

Taxonomic notes
Womersley (1987) cites this as a current species.

Distributional notes
Probable adventive species found on southern Australian coasts (Womersley 2003: 499). - (18 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Key references
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]

Created: 12 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Pedersen, P.M. (1974). The life history of Sorocarpus micromorus (Phaeophyceae, Ectocarpaceae) in culture. British Phycological Journal 9(1): 57-61.

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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 17 June 2019.

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