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Hutchinsia penicillata C.Agardh 1824

Publication details
Hutchinsia penicillata C.Agardh 1824: 157

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Publication date: probably September 1824

Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leptosiphonia brodiei (Dillwyn) Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Type information
Type locality: in mari Septentrionali. (Agardh 1824: 157).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Cites Hutchinsia brodiaei Lyngbye in synonymy, but this seems to be in the sense of Lyngbye (INA). - (18 Aug 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine 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
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 May 2021.

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