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Hecatonema terminale (Kützing) Kylin 1937

Publication details
Hecatonema terminale (Kützing) Kylin 1937: 8, fig. 2

Published in: Kylin, H. (1937). Bemerkungen über die Entwicklungsgeschichte einiger Phaeophyceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 33(1): 1-34, 5 figs.

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

Basionym
Ectocarpus terminalis Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Helgoland, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 622).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus terminalis Kützing 1845

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ascocyclus major Foslie 1891
Myrionema majus Foslie 1894
Phycocelis maculans Collins 1896
Hecatonema maculans (Collins) Sauvageau 1897

Taxonomic notes
As emphasised by Wynne (1998: 101), this entity may represent the microthalli of various taxa, including Punctaria (Clayton, 1974), Myriotrichia (Loiseaux, 1969), and Asperococcus (Pedersen, 1984). According to John et al. (2004), Ectocarpus terminalis Kütz. is a young filamentous stage of Spongonema tomentosum (Huds.) Kütz., while Hecatonema terminale is based on Ectocarpus teminalis Kütz. sensu Kuck.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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