Scytosiphon complanatus (Rosenvinge) Doty 1947
Scytosiphon complanatus (Rosenvinge) Doty 1947: 37
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scytosiphon is Scytosiphon filum var. lomentarius (Lyngbye) C.Agardh.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Planosiphon complanatus (Rosenvinge) McDevit & G.W.Saunders.
Type locality: Greenland: various localities; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: C; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flattened out, usually in one plane (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 01 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 July 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 February 2023