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Compsonema minutum (C.Agardh) Kuckuck 1953

Publication details
Compsonema minutum (C.Agardh) Kuckuck 1953: 341

Published in: Kuckuck, P. (1953). Ectocarpaceen - Studien I: Hecatonema, Chilionema, Compsonema. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 4: 316-352.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Compsonema is Compsonema gracile Kuckuck.

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

Ectocarpus minutus C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (Athanasiadis 1996: 160). Type: LD?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus minutus C.Agardh 1827

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ectocarpus monocarpus C.Agardh 1820

Nomenclatural notes
John et al. (2004) cite the authority for this species as (C. Agardh) Kuck.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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Dangeard, P.J.L. (1970). Sur le Compsonema minutum (Ag.) Kuckuck et sur son développement en culture. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences. Paris. Série D 270: 63-65.
Pedersen, P.M. & Sokhi, G. (1990). Studies on the type species of Compsonema, C. minutum (Fucophyceae, Scytosiphonales); aspects of life history, taxonomic position, shedding of wall elements and plasmodesmata. Nordic Journal of Botany 10: 547-555, 20 figs.

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