Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harvey 1841

Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harvey

Current name: Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harvey
epiphytic on Saccorhiza polyschides, upper subtidal, Islas Cíes, Galicia, Spain, 2012 - 01 January 0001. Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Ectocarpus fasciculatus Harvey 1841: 40

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1841). A manual of the British algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of the known British species of sea-weeds and of Confervae both marine and fresh-water. pp. [i-v]-lvii, [1]-229. London: John Van Voorst.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ectocarpus is Ectocarpus siliculosus (Dillwyn) Lyngbye.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Mangan's Bay, Co. Waterford, Ireland: Miss Ball; Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland: On Zostera: W. Thompson; Torquay: Mrs Griffiths; (Harvey 1841: 40) Type: TCD?; (Harvey 1841: 40) Notes: A type does not seem to have been selected from the syntypes.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), clustered, growing in bundles (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 April 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 April 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 May 2024

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