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Asteronema breviarticulatum (J.Agardh) Ouriques & Bouzon 2000

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Scytothamnales
Family Asteronemataceae
Genus Asteronema


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Asteronema breviarticulatum (J.Agardh) Ouriques & Bouzon
Excicata identificada por W. G. Farlow como Ectocarpus spongiosus. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso..

Asteronema breviarticulatum (J.Agardh) Ouriques & Bouzon
Hawaii; scale 10 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Asteronema breviarticulatum (J.Agardh) Ouriques & Bouzon
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Asteronema breviarticulatum (J.Agardh) Ouriques & Bouzon
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).


Publication details
Asteronema breviarticulatum (J.Agardh) Ouriques & Bouzon 2000: 271, figs 2-12; pl. 1

Published in: Ouriques, L.C. & Bouzon, Z.L. (2000). Stellate chloroplast organization in Asteronema breviarticulatum comb. nov. (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyta). Phycologia 39: 267-271.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asteronema is Asteronema australe Delépine & Asensi.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Ectocarpus breviarticulatus J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: San Agustín, Oaxaca, Mexico (Silva & al. 1996: 566).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Giffordia breviarticulata (J.Agardh) Doty & I.A.Abbott
Ectocarpus breviarticulatus J.Agardh 1847
Feldmannia breviarticulata (J.Agardh) Pham-Hoàng Hô 1969
Hincksia breviarticulata (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva 1987

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus hamatus P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1865
Ectocarpus spongiosus Dickie 1874
Ectocarpus spongodioides P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1878

Nomenclatural notes
John et al. (2003) cite this species as Asteronema breviarticulatus.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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Ouriques, L.C. & Bouzon, Z.L. (2000). Stellate chloroplast organization in Asteronema breviarticulatum comb. nov. (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyta). Phycologia 39: 267-271.

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