Aegagropila echinus ( ) Kützing
Aegagropila echinus (Biasoletto) Kützing 1845: 220 (as 'Echinus' )
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, -340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lychaete echinus (Biasoletto) M.J.Wynne
Conferva echinus Biasoletto
Type locality: "in portu Verudae" (near Pula, Croatia) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 772). Isotype: L 937/278/393 (Hoek 1963: 47).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 04 April 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 07 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.