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Phycocelis maculans Collins 1896

Publication details
Phycocelis maculans Collins 1896: 459, pl. 278

Published in: Collins, F.S. (1896). Notes on New England marine algae - VII. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 23: 458-462, pl. 278.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phycocelis is Phycocelis foecunda Strömfelt.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hecatonema terminale (Kützing) Kylin

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), spotted, blotched, or bearing spots.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Spectacle I., Penobscot Bay, Maine, U.S.A (Womersley 1987: 316). Type: FH? (Yoshida 1998: 270). Notes: Womersley (1987: 316) notes that the type was growing in a shallow pool on Rhodymenia palmata ; in NY?

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
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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