Scytosiphon pusillus ( ex W.J.Hooker) 1845
Scytosiphon pusillus (Carmichael ex W.J.Hooker) Fries 1845: 124
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 Litosiphon laminariae (Lyngbye) Harvey
Asperococcus pusillus Carmichael
Syntype localities: On Chorda filum Appin [Scotland]: Capt Carmichael. Meadfoot, Devonshire [England], Mrs Griffiths (Doty & Oguri 1956: 277). Type: TCD?
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Created: 18 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 October 2021.