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Ectocarpus terminalis Kützing 1845

Publication details
Ectocarpus terminalis Kützing 1845: 236

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

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 Hecatonema terminale (Kützing) Kylin

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Fletcher (1987) this species may be a synonym of Hecatonema maculans (Collins) Sauvageau.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Helgoland, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 622).

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Source of current name
Kylin, H. (1937). Bemerkungen über die Entwicklungsgeschichte einiger Phaeophyceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 33(1): 1-34, 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 26 October 2020.

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