Ectocarpus oedogonium Meneghini 1845

Zosterocarpus oedogonium (Meneghini) Bornet

Current name: Zosterocarpus oedogonium (Meneghini) Bornet
Corsica; vegetative filament with special cells packed with phenolic vesiclesEric Henry (

Publication Details
Ectocarpus oedogonium Meneghini 1845: 235

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.

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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 Zosterocarpus oedogonium (Meneghini) Bornet.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 March 2009 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 November 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 30 November 2023

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