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Hincksia ovata (Kjellman) P.C.Silva 1987

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Acinetosporaceae
Genus Hincksia


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Hincksia ovata (Kjellman) P.C.Silva
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hincksia ovata (Kjellman) P.C.Silva
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2009. 01 Jan 0001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).


Publication details
Hincksia ovata (Kjellman) P.C.Silva in P.C.Silva, E.G.Meñez & R.L.Moe 1987: 130

Published in: Silva, P.C., Meñez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hincksia is Hincksia ramulosa J.E.Gray.

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

Ectocarpus ovatus Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: Isfjorden, Spitsbergen, Norway (Silva & al. 1996: 569). Notes: Womersley (1987) gives the following data: Type from Swedish west coast; in UPS?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ovate (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus ovatus Kjellman 1877
Giffordia ovata (Kjellman) Kylin 1947

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus ovatus var. arachnoideus Reinke 1889
Ectocarpus ovatus var. elongatus Rosenvinge 1893
Ectocarpus holmii Rosenvinge 1893
Ectocarpus ovatus var. holmi (Rosenvinge) Rosenvinge 1898
Ectocarpus ovatus var. tenuis Rosenvinge 1898
Ectocarpus ovatus var. intermedius Rosenvinge 1941
Giffordia ovata var. arachnoidea (Reinke) Kylin 1947
Giffordia intermedia (Rosenvinge) S.Lund 1959
Hincksia intermedia (Rosenvinge) P.C.Silva 1987

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Luan Rixiao, Ding Lanping, Lu Baoren & Tseng, C.K. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus III Phaeophyta No. I(1) Ectocarpales Ralfsiales Sphaceariales Dictyotales. pp. [i]-xxii, 1-195, pls I-XXII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

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