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Hecatonema reptans Kylin, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Hecatonema reptans Kylin 1907: 41, nom. illeg.

Published in: Kylin, H. (1907). Studien über die Algenflora der schwedischen Westküste. Akademische Abhandlung. pp. [i-iii]-iv, 1-287, 7 pls. Uppsala: K.W. Appelbergs Buchdruckeri. [in German]

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hecatonema is Hecatonema maculans (Collins) Sauvageau.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2019.

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