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Scytonema byssoideum C.Agardh, nom. inval. 1812

Publication details
Scytonema byssoideum C.Agardh 1812: 39, nom. inval.

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1812). Dispositio algarum Sueciae, quam publico examini subjiciunt Carl Adolph Agardh... & David Sjöström, Smolandus. Die [in handwriting:] xvi maji [original April date deleted] mdcccxii. p. iv. h. et l.s. pp. Pars 4: [i-iii], [35-42]. Lundae: Litteris Berlingianis.
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Publication date: 16 May 1812

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scytonema is Scytonema hofmanii C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hassallia byssoidea Hassall ex Bornet & Flahault

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (29 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry

Binomial also proposed by L. Hoffmann 1986, Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 56, p. 110, with Basionym Hassallia byssoidea Hassall ex Bornet et Flahault 1886 (see INA). - (11 Jul 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: Jäder, Västmanland, Sweden (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 67).

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
Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.

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Verified by: 29 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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