Stypocaulon scoparium (Linnaeus) Kützing 1843

Halopteris scoparia (Linnaeus) Sauvageau

Current name: Halopteris scoparia (Linnaeus) Sauvageau
Spain, Galicia, Ría de A coruña, 2009; habit - 05 June 2008. Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Stypocaulon scoparium (Linnaeus) Kützing 1843: 293, pl. 18: fig. II

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Halopteris scoparia (Linnaeus) Sauvageau.

Conferva scoparia Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: "in mari Europaeo"; (Athanasiadis 1996: 202) Type: OXF;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), in the form of a broom; fastigiate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 09 December 2023

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