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Hecatonema maculans (Collins) Sauvageau 1897

Publication details
Hecatonema maculans (Collins) Sauvageau 1897: 248, figs 18-22

Published in: Sauvageau, C. (1898 '1897'). Sur quelques Myrionémacées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, série 8 5: 161-288.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Hecatonema.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hecatonema terminale (Kützing) Kylin

Phycocelis maculans Collins

Type information
Type locality: Spectacle I., Penobscot Bay, Maine, U.S.A (Womersley 1987: 316). Type: FH? (Yoshida 1998: 270). Notes: Womersley (1987: 316) notes that the type was growing in a shallow pool on Rhodymenia palmata ; in NY?

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), spotted, blotched, or bearing spots.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Fletcher (1987) this species is a synonym of Chilionema ocellatum (Kützing) Kuckuck. John et al. (2004) cite Ectocarpus terminalis Kütz. sensu Kuck and Hecatonema terminale (Kütz) Kylin as synonyms of this species.

Sauvageau (1897) recognizes 3 forms. - (13 Aug 2007) - 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. 484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Key references
Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Created: 12 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 February 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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Fletcher, R.L. (1984). Observations on the life history of the brown alga Hecatonema maculans (Ectocarpales, Myrionemataceae) in laboratory culture. British Phycological Journal 19: 193.
Loiseaux, S. (1969). Sur une espèce de Myriotrichia obtenue en culture à partir de zoïdes d'Hecatonema maculans Sauv. Phycologia 8(1): 11-15, 5 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 October 2020.

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