Scytosiphon simplicissimus (Clemente) Cremades 1990
Scytosiphon simplicissimus (Clemente) Cremades 1990: 492
Published in: Cremades, J. (1990). El herbario de algas marinas de Simón de Rojas Clemente y Rubio (1777-1827) Thesis. . Santiago de Compostela: Universidad de Santiago de Compostela.
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
Ulva simplicissima Clemente
Lectotype locality: Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Spain (Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1990). Lectotype: MA Algae 1993 (Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1990: 492).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Cremades (in Cremades & Perez-Cirera, 1990: 492) correctly proposed the name Scytosiphon simplicissiumus (Clemente) Cremades. But, in consideration of the widespread and consistent use of Scytosiphon lomentaria for this species, Pedersen & Kristiansen (1994: 645) proposed the rejection of Ulva simplicissima Clemente, the basionym of Scytosiphon simplicissiumus. This proposal was approved at the XVI International Botanical Congress (St. Louis, Missouri, 26-30 July 1999) (Barrie & Greuter, 1999), so Scytosiphon lomentaria is the correct name of this species.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Guiry, M.D. (1997). Benthic red, brown and green algae. In: The Species Directory of the Marine Fauna and Flora of the British Isles and Surrounding Seas. (Howson, C.M. & Picton, B.E. Eds), pp. 341-367. Belfast & Ross-on-Wye: Ulster Museum & Marine Conservation Society.
Created: 10 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Pedersen, P.M. & Kristiansen, A. (1994). (1111) Proposal to reject Ulva simplicissima Clemente, the basionym of Scytosiphon simplicissimus (Clemente) Cremades (Phaeophyceae). Taxon 43: p 645.
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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 13 August 2020.