Ectocarpus sphaericus Derbès & Solier 1851

Publication Details
Ectocarpus sphaericus Derbès & Solier 1851: 100 (as 'E.? Sphaericus')

Published in: Castagne, L. (1851). Supplément au catalogue des plantes qui croissent naturellement aux environs de Marseille. pp. [1]-125, pls VIII-XI. Aix: Imprimerie de Nicot & Pardigon, sur le Cours.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ectocarpus is Ectocarpus siliculosus (Dillwyn) Lyngbye.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Myriotrichia clavaeformis Harvey.

Type Information
Type locality: "Parasite, sur diverses Mesogloiées, Bains de la Méditerranée; En juin" [Marseille, France]; (Castagne 1851: 100)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), globose, spherical (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 18 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 March 2020

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