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Ectocarpus littoralis var. robustus Farlow

Publication details
Ectocarpus littoralis var. robustus Farlow 1881: 71, pl. VI [6]: figs 3, 4

Published in: Farlow, W.G. (1881 '1882'). The marine algae of New England. In: Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries for 1879. ( Eds), pp. 1-210. Washington:
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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 Pylaiella littoralis var. robusta (Farlow) W.R.Taylor

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the shore (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Taylor, W.R. (1937). Marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America. pp. ix + 427. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2019.

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