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Scytonema compactum C.Agardh, nom. inval.

Publication details
Scytonema compactum C.Agardh 1812: 39, nom. inval.

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1812). Dispositio algarum Sueciae, quam publico examini subjiciunt Carl Adolph Agardh... & David Sjöström, Smolandus. Die [in handwriting:] xvi maji [original April date deleted] mdcccxii. p. iv. h. et l.s. pp. Pars 4: [i-iii], [35-42]. Lundae: Litteris Berlingianis.
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Publication date: 16 May 1812

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scytonema is Scytonema hofmanii C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dichothrix compacta Bornet & Flahault

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (19 Aug 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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.

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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 18 October 2019.

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