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Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka 1990

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Acinetosporaceae
Genus Hincksia

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Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka
Australia. Scale 40 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka
Hawaii; epiphytic plants (arrow) on Liagora divaricata; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka
Hawaii; plurilocular sporangia; scale 20 µm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka
Panama. Filament apex, and area of longer cells, without apical growth.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka
Panama. Uniseriate filament with longer cells, an area without intercalary cell division.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka
Panama. Uniseriate filament with short cells, an area of rapid growth and cell division.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka
Panama. Uniseriate filaments with darker short-celled areas of intercalary growth and lateral blunt plurilocular sporangia.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka
Panama. Plurilocular sporangium developing laterally on uniseriate filament.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka
Panama. Plurilocular sporangium developing laterally on uniseriate filament.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka
Panama. Saboga-Las Perlas. In situ filamentous tufts growing on injured coral; growing with Ceramium flaccidum. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Epineuron colensoi J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Feldmannia indica (Sonder) Womersley & A.Bailey Panama. Uniseriate filament with short cells, an area of rapid growth and cell division.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Hincksia indica (Sonder) J.Tanaka 1990: 24, figs 6, 7

Published in: Tanaka, J. (1990). Brown algae from the Amami Islands. Mem. Natn. Sci. Mus. Tokyo 23: 23-32.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hincksia is Hincksia ramulosa J.E.Gray.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Feldmannia indica (Sonder) Womersley & A.Bailey

Basionym
Ectocarpus indicus Sonder

Type information
Type locality: Pulo Kambing, Bima Bay, Sumbawa (Bima Island), Indonesia (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 40). Type: Zollinger No. 3428; MEL 26389 (Womersley & Bailey 1970: 288). Notes: On calcareous rocks (Lipkin & Silva 2002). According to Womersley & Bailey (1970: 288): "The type in MEL (26389) consists of two paper-mounted specimens and one (plus fragments) mica mount, together with Sonder's sketches, and labelled 'Planta a cl. Zollingero lecta. no. 3428, Bima, Ins. Sumbawa." The specimens are all of one taxon and not a mixture as Setchell (1924, p. 170) suspected."

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to India (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

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