Hecatonema reptans Sauvageau 1897

Publication Details
Hecatonema reptans Sauvageau 1897: 273

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hecatonema is Hecatonema maculans (Collins) Sauvageau.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker.

Basionym
Ectocarpus reptans P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type Information
Type locality: Brest; (Athanasiadis 1996: 178) Type: on Fucus serratus;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 August 2022

 
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