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Hincksia sordida (Harvey) P.C.Silva 1987

Publication details
Hincksia sordida (Harvey) P.C.Silva in P.C. Silva, Meñez & 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.

Basionym
Ectocarpus sordidus Harvey

Type information
Type locality: George Town, Tasmania (Womersley 1987: 50). Holotype: TCD (Womersley 1987: 50). Notes: Womersley (1987) notes that there is an isotype in BM.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus sordidus Harvey 1859
Giffordia sordida (Harvey) M.N.Clayton 1974

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by Luan Rixiao & Ding Lanping in Luan Rixiao (2013: 60). - (4 Sep 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kraft, G.T. (2009). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-364, 107 figs. Erratum of fig. 73 from vol. 1. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study and CSIRO Publishing.

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]

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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References
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Oteng'o, A.O., Ávila-Peltroche, J., Choi, G.C., Cho, T.O. & Won, B.Y. (2020). New records of two brown algae, Petroderma maculiforme (Ishigeales, Phaeophyceae) and Hincksia sordida (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) from Korea. Korean Journal of Environmental Biology 38(3): 416-423, 4 figures.

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