Halopithys incurva (Hudson) Batters 1902

Halopithys incurva (Hudson) Batters

Current name: Halopithys incurva (Hudson) Batters
, South of Portugal, 2011Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Halopithys incurva (Hudson) Batters 1902: 78

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Halopithys is Halopithys pinastroides (Stackhouse) Kützing.

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

Fucus incurvus Hudson

Type Information
Type locality: Habitat in littore Sussexiano copiose [Sussex, England]; (Hudson 1762: 470) Lectotype: ex herb. Pulteney; BM-K; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 305)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), curved inwardly (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Tough, cylindrical, cartilaginous, shaggy, dark red fronds, 250 mm long. Main branches alternate or subdichomous, simple or pectinate in lower parts, much branched above, often curved and hooked. Branches with usually double row of short, pointed ramuli on upper side, ramuli straight, curved or hooked, slightly narrowed at base. Axis of 1 central, 5 pericentral siphons, with several layers of cortical cells, outermost small, coloured. Articulations visible, shorter than broad.

On rock, midtidal pools to subtidal, perennial, south England, (west of Isle of Wight), Channel Islands, unknown in Ireland except for one collection in Co. Kerry; locally common on SW coasts of England.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2023

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