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Kuckuckia spinosa (Kützing) Kornmann 1958

Publication details
Kuckuckia spinosa (Kützing) Kornmann in Kuckuck 1958: 172, figs 1-4

Published in: Kuckuck, P. (1958). Ectocarpaceen-Studien V. Kuckuckia, Feldmannia. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 6: 171-192.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Kuckuckia is Kuckuckia crinigera (Kuckuck) Hamel.

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

Ectocarpus spinosus Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Spalato, Italy (Womersley 1987: 32). Type: L (Womersley 1987: 32).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiny.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus spinosus Kützing 1843

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus criniger Kuckuck 1895
Kuckuckia crinigera (Kuckuck) Hamel 1939
Kuckuckia kylinii Cardinal 1964

Nomenclatural notes
Womersley (1987) cites this as Kuckuckia spinosa (Kuetzing) Kuckuck 1958.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboración de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 45: 1-508.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Grønalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

Sfriso, A. (2011). Ochrophyta (Phaeophyceae e Xanthophyceae). Ambiente di transizione italiani e litorali adiacenti. pp. [1]-234, pls 1-51. Bologna: Arpa Emilia-Romagna.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. [1]-484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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Pedersen, P.M. (1989). Studies on Kuckuckia spinosa (Fucophyceae, Sorocarpaceae): life history, temperature gradient experiments and synonymy. Nordic Journal of Botany 9: 443-447.

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