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Scytosiphon filum var. tomentosus (Lyngbye) 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 var. tomentosus (Lyngbye) C.Agardh
Labrador, Canada; gametophyte with antheridia and oogonia, one with egg retained after release at tip of oogonium. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

Scytosiphon filum var. tomentosus (Lyngbye) C.Agardh
Halosiphon tomentosus Photo taken in the Hohwachter Bight, Baltic Sea, Germany Depth: 2m Time: 15th of April 2004 . 15 Apr 2004. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

 

Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund Halosiphon tomentosus Photo taken in the Hohwachter Bight, Baltic Sea, Germany Depth: 2m Time: 15th of April 2004
© Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de)

Publication details
Scytosiphon filum var. tomentosus (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
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 Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund

Basionym
Chorda tomentosa Lyngbye

Type information
Type locality: ad rupes maritimas Norvegiae prope Öster-Riisöer; ante ostium sinus Oxefiord Norvegia (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

Source of current name
Jaasund, E. (1957). Marine algae from northern Norway. II. Botaniska Notiser 110: 205-231.

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