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Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker 1833

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Chordariaceae
Genus Asperococcus


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Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker
Muigh Inis, Co. Galway; intertidal lagoon. 13 Jul 2018. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker
Muigh Inis, Co. Galway; intertidal lagoon. 13 Jul 2018. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.


Publication details
Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker 1833: 277

Published in: Hooker, W.J. (1833). Div. I. Inarticulatae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 254-263; 268-326. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

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

Ulva fistulosa Hudson

Type information
Type locality: England (Womersley 1987: 322).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fistulate, hollow throughout but closed at ends (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva fistulosa Hudson 1778
Scytosiphon fistulosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1811
Chordaria filum var. fistulosa (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817
Scytosiphon filum var. fistulosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1820
Scytosiphon lomentaria f. fistulosus (Hudson) Foslie 1890

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva echinata Mertens ex Roth 1806
Asperococcus rugosus J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Asperococcus echinatus (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh 1817
Encoelium echinatum (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh 1820
Ectocarpus reptans P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1867
Ectocarpus repens Reinke 1889
Ascocyclus reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Reinke 1889
Phycocelis reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Kjellman 1890
Myrionema reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Foslie 1894
Chilionema reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Sauvageau 1897
Hecatonema reptans Sauvageau 1897
Hecatonema reptans Kylin 1907
Asperococcus echinatus f. villosa Kylin 1907
Asperococcus fistulosus f. villosus Kylin 1907
Hecatonema kjellmani Nordstedt 1912
Phycocelis crouaniorum Athanasiadis 1996

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Asperococcus fistulosus (Hudson) W.J.Hooker)
English: Thin Sausage Weed (Bunker & al. 2010).

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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).

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.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

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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