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Ectocarpus crinitus Carmichael

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Ectocarpaceae
Genus Ectocarpus

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Ectocarpus crinitus Carmichael
South of Portugal, 2011. 24 Oct 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Ectocarpus crinitus Carmichael
Strait of Messina, Italy; monospores; one showing bipolar germination . Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Ectocarpus crinitus Carmichael
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Ectocarpus crinitus Carmichael
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Acinetospora crinita (Carmichael) Sauvageau From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Ectocarpus crinitus Carmichael in Harvey 1833: 326

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Div. II. Confervoideae; Div. III. Gloiocladeae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 263-265, 265-266, 326-389, 389-405. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ectocarpus is Ectocarpus siliculosus (Dillwyn) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acinetospora crinita (Carmichael) Sauvageau

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having tufts of long weak hairs (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Ectocarpus crinitus is commonly accredited to Carmichael ex Harvey. But, since Harvey in Hooker (1833: 326) reported some of Carmichael'’s descriptions in quotation marks, it should be accredited to Carmichael (Furnari et al., 1999). Womersley (1987) cites the authority for this species as Carmichael ex Harvey.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Appin, Scotland (Womersley 1987: 46). Type: BM (Womersley 1987: 46).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Kornmann, P. (1953). Der Formenkreis von Acinetospora crinita (Carm.) nov. comb. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 4: 205-224.

Key references
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.

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