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Hincksia conifera (Børgesen) I.A.Abbott 1989

Publication details
Hincksia conifera (Børgesen) I.A.Abbott 1989: 226, 231 (footnote)

Published in: Abbott, I.A. (1989). Marine algae of the northwest Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Science 43: 223-233.
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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.

Basionym
Ectocarpus conifer Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: St. Jan (St. John), Virgin Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 564).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus conifer Børgesen 1914
Giffordia conifera (Børgesen) W.R.Taylor 1960

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by Luan Rixiao & Ding Lanping in Luan Rixiao (2013: 48) and by Aisha & Shameel (2017: 37, fig. 12 a-c). - (4 Sep 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Aisha, K. & Shameel, M. (2011). Taxonomic study of the order Ectocarpales (Phaeophycota) from the coastal waters of Pakistan. International Journal on Algae 13: 128-148.

Aisha, K. & Shameel, M. (2017). Flora of brown seaweed from Pakistan (Part - Ectocarpales). Pakistan Journal of Marine Sciences 26(!/2): 15-49, 17 figs.

Huisman, J.M. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Kraft, G.T. (2009). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-364, 107 figs. Erratum of fig. 73 from vol. 1. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study and CSIRO Publishing.

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]

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