Scytosiphon filum var. lomentarius (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1820

Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngbye) Link

Current name: Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngbye) Link
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba UniversityHideki Haga (

Publication Details
Scytosiphon filum var. lomentarius (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1820: 162

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Scytosiphon.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngbye) Link.

Chorda lomentaria Lyngbye

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Habitat in infimo refluxus limite ad littora Faeroensia, ut a Qvivig, copiosa. Ad Hammerhuus Bornholmiae" [Quivig, Faeroe Islands and Bornholm, Denmark]; (Lyngbye 1819: 74) Type: C; (Womersley 1987: 295) Notes: Womersley (1987: 295) gives the following data: Type from Quivig, Faroe Is; in Herb Lyngbye, C, which could constitute a lectotypification.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), a thread (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 July 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 July 2024

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