Scutarius stipitatus (Harvey) Kuntze 1891

Publication Details
Scutarius stipitatus (Harvey) Kuntze 1891: 920

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.

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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scutarius is Fucus ocellatus J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitophyllum crispum (Kützing) J.Agardh.

Aglaophyllum crispum Kützing

Type Information
Type locality: "Van-Diemens-Land. (v. s.) - Spec. dedit J. D. Hooker (sub titulo 'Nit. punclatum') [Georgetown, Tasmania]; (Kützing 1849: 868) Holotype: R.C. Gunn 1269; L; 941, 181...288 (Womersley 2003: 122)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), stipitate, provided with a stalk or a little stipe (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 September 2003 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 January 2009

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 January 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 March 2024

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