Myriotrichia scutata Blomquist 1954: 37, pl. 6
Published in: Blomquist, H.L. (1954). A new species of Myriotrichia Harvey from the coast of North Carolina. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Science Society 70: 37-41.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hummia onusta (Kützing) J.Fiore
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shield-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Davis, Carteret Co., North Carolina, USABlomquist; 25.viii.1953;
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Fiore, J. (1975). A new generic name for Farlowiella onusta (Phaeophyta). Taxon 24: 497-498, no figs.
Created: 23 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 19 February 2020.