Hincksia irregularis (Kützing) C. 1991
Feldmannia irregularis (Kützing) Hamel recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
Hincksia irregularis (Kützing) C.Amsler in Schneider & Searles 1991: 120, figs 129-131
Published in: Schneider, C.W. & Searles, R.B. (1991). Seaweeds of the southeastern United States. Cape Hatteras to Cape Canaveral. pp. xiv + 553, 563 figs, 2 tables. Durham & London: Duke University Press.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Feldmannia irregularis (Kützing) Hamel
Ectocarpus irregularis Kützing
Type locality: Adriatic Sea (Silva & al. 1996: 564). Type: On Laurencia obtusa. Notes: According to Womersley (1987), the type specimen may be in L but apparently not located (Clayton 1974: 779).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Hamel, G. (1939). Phéophycées de France. Fasc. V. pp. i-xlvii + 337-431, [432, expl. pl.], [i]-xliv, xlvii], figs 56-60, 10 pls. Paris: [Publié par l'auteur].
Created: 23 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Greer, S.P. & Amsler, C.D. (2002). Light boundaries and the coupled effects of surface hydrophobicity and light on spore settlement in the brown alga Hincksia irregularis (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 38: 116-124.
Greer, S.P. & Amsler, C.D. (2004). Clonal variation in phototaxis and settlement behaviours of Hincksia irregularis (Phaeophyceae) spores. Journal of Phycology 40: 44-53.
Iken, K., Amsler, C.D., Greer, S.P. & McClintock, J.B. (2001). Qualitative and quantitative studies of the swimming behaviour of Hincksia irregularis (Phaeophyceae) spores: ecological implications and parameters for quantitative swimming assays. Phycologia 40: 359-366.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2021.