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Ectocarpus littoralis var. oppositus (Kjellman) Rosenvinge

Publication details
Ectocarpus littoralis var. oppositus (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1893: 881

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 Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman

Basionym
Pylaiella littoralis var. opposita Kjellman

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the shore (Stearn 1973).

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

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.

Created: 20 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.

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