Scytosiphon fascia (O.F.Müller) P. & H. 1867
Scytosiphon fascia (O.F.Müller) P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867: 169
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 Petalonia fascia (O.F.Müller) Kuntze
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a bundle or band (Mathieson & Dawes 2017).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, -359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Created: 26 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Flores-Moya, A., Posudin, Y.I., Fernández, J.A., Figueroa, F.L. & Kawai, H. (2002). Photomovement of the swarmers of the brown algae Scytosiphon lomentaria and Petalonia fascia: effect of photon irradiance, spectral composition and UV dose. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 66: 134-140.
Rhodes, R.G. & Connell, M.U. (1973). The biology of brown algae on the Atlantic coast of Virginia. II. Petalonia fascia and Scytosiphon lomentaria. Ches. Sci. 14: 211-215.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.