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Ectocarpus compactus var. densissimus C.Agardh

Publication details
Ectocarpus compactus var. densissimus C.Agardh 1828: 42

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), compact (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 15 September 2019.

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