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Hincksia ramulosa J.E.Gray, nom. illeg. 1864

Publication details
Hincksia ramulosa J.E.Gray 1864: 12, nom. illeg.

Published in: Gray, J.E. (1864). Handbook of British water-weeds or algae. The Diatomaceae by W. Carruthers. pp. i-iv, 1-123. London: R. Hardwicke, Picadilly.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Hincksia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hincksia hincksiae (Harvey) P.C.Silva

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet for Ectocarpus hincksiae Harvey. Generic and specific epithet are required to be exactly the same in order to qualify as a tautonym. - (30 Aug 2011) - M.D. Guiry

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
Silva, P.C., MeƱez, 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.

Created: 20 May 2001 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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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 22 September 2021.

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