Scytosiphon filum (Linaeus) C. 1820
Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse Chorda filum, Curragh, Co. Waterford, Ireland; drift plants
© Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
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 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Scytosiphon filum (Linaeus) C.Agardh)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999).
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
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 794 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=23408
Cite this record as:
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 15 May 2021.