Scytosiphon lomentaria f. typicus & N.L.Gardner, nom. inval.
Scytosiphon lomentaria f. typicus Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1925: 533, pl. XXXIX : fig. 45; pl. XLIV : fig. 75, nom. inval.
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1925). The marine algae of the Pacific coast of North America. Part III. Melanophyceae. University of California Publications in Botany 8: 383-898, Plates 34-107.
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 Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngbye) Link
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: nominal forma requires autonymic epithet. "24.3. Infraspecific names with final epithets such as genuinus, originalis, originarius, typicus, verus, and veridicus, purporting to indicate the taxon containing the type of the name of the next higher-ranked taxon, are not validly published unless they are autonyms (Art. 26)" [Melbourne Code]. - (4 Aug 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Nagai, M. (1940). Marine algae of the Kurile Islands, I. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido Imperial University 46: 1-137.
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