Scytosiphon filum (Linaeus) C. 1820
Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse Spain, Galicia, 2010
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Scytosiphon filum (Linaeus) C.Agardh 1820: 161
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], -168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820
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 Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Fucus filum Linnaeus
Type locality: "in Oceano Atlantico" (Athanasiadis 1996: 207).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a thread (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Created: 02 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 18 September 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 March 2021.