Scytosiphon bullosus D.A. 1898
Colpomenia bullosa (D.A.Saunders) Yamada Ecola, Oregon, USA; on rock lower intertidal
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Scytosiphon bullosus D.A.Saunders 1898: 163, pl. XXXI: figs 1-7
Published in: Saunders, De A. (1898). Phycological memoirs. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. Series 3, Botany 1: 147-168, pls XII-XXXII.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scytosiphon is Scytosiphon filum var. lomentarius (Lyngbye) C.Agardh.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dactylosiphon bullosus (D.A.Saunders) Santiañez, K.M.Lee, S.M.Boo & Kogame
Type locality: Pacific Grove, California, U.S.A. (Parsons 1982: 295). Lectotype: FH photograph (Parsons 1982: 295). Notes: Colpomenia bullosa CHR 367932A, dried and pressed herbarium specimen (photo, fig. 14 in Parsons 1982: 299).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bulbous (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Santiañez, W.J.E., Macaya, E.C., Lee, K.M., Cho, G.Y., Boo, S.M. & Kogame, K. (2018). Taxonomic reassessment of the Indo-Pacific Scytosiphonaceae (Phaeophyceae): Hydroclathrus rapanuii sp. nov. and Chnoospora minima from Easter Island, with proposal of Dactylosiphon gen. nov. and Pseudochnoospora gen. nov.. Botanica Marina 61(1): 47-64.
Parsons, M.J. (1982). Colpomenia (Endlicher) Derbès et Solier (Phaeophyta) in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 20: 289-301, 15 figs.
Scagel, R.F. (1957). An annotated list of the marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington (including keys to genera). Bulletin, National Museum of Canada 150: [i]-vi, 1-289.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
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