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Scytosiphon filum (Linaeus) C.Agardh 1820

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Scytosiphonaceae
Genus Scytosiphon

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Scytosiphon filum (Linaeus) C.Agardh
Newfoundland; sperm showing that the long posterior flagellum typical of sperm of Laminariales is present in this primitive species. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Scytosiphon filum (Linaeus) C.Agardh
Kleinwaabs, Eckernförder Bight, Germany, Baltic Sea, depth: 2m. 03 Oct 2005. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Scytosiphon filum (Linaeus) C.Agardh
Maasholm, Schleimünde, Kieler Bight, Baltic Sea; plants in 1m depth. 26 Jul 2005. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Scytosiphon filum (Linaeus) C.Agardh
Coral Strand, Carreroe, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants at low water in muddy inlet. 31 Aug 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse Newfoundland; sperm showing that the long posterior flagellum typical of sperm of Laminariales is present in this primitive species
© Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com)

Publication details
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], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

Type species
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

Basionym
Fucus filum Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "in Oceano Atlantico" (Athanasiadis 1996: 207).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a thread (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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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 15 May 2021.

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