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Scytonema interruptum (Carmichael) Cooke

Publication details
Scytonema interruptum (Carmichael) Cooke 1882: 266

Published in: Cooke, M.C. (1882-1884). British fresh-water algae, exclusive of Desmidieae and Diatomaceae. Vol. 1 [text] pp. 1-329. London: Williams & Norgate.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scytonema is Scytonema hofmanii C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhizonema interruptum Lücking & Barrie

Basionym
Calothrix interrupta Carmichael

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), interrupted, not continued (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (29 Nov 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a terrestrial 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
Lücking, R., Barrie, F.R. & Genney, D. (2014). Dictyonema coppinsii, a new name for the European species known as Dictyonema interruptum (Basidiomycota: Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae), with a validation of its photobiont Rhizonema (Cyanoprokariota: Nostocales: Rhizonemataceae). The Lichenologist 46(3): 261-267, 1 fig.

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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 10 December 2019.

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