Lychaete pygmaea ( ) M.J.
Lychaete pygmaea (Reinke) M.J.Wynne 2017: 2
Published in: Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Cladophora pygmaea Reinke
Type locality: Strand, Kielor Förde, Germany (Hoek 1963: 36). Lectotype: 1887; KIEL in herb. Reinke (Hoek 1963: 36).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cladophora pygmaea Reinke)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Nielsen et al. 1995, Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Britain (Irvine 1982, Burrows 1991, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie et al. 2007, Leliart et al. 2009, Brodie et al. 2016), Denmark (Hoek 1963, Leliart et al. 2009), Faroe Islands (Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), France (Maggs & Guiry 1981, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Ireland (Maggs 1983, Maggs, Guiry & Rueness 1991, Burrows 1991, Morton 1994, Guiry 2012), Norway (Hoek 1963, Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Sweden (Waern 1940, Kylin 1949, Hoek 1963).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
Created: 12 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2017.