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Lychaete pygmaea (Reinke) M.J.Wynne

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lychaete is Lychaete mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Cladophora pygmaea Reinke

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cladophora pygmaea Reinke 1888
Acrocladus pygmaeus (Reinke) Boedeker 2016

General environment
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).

North America: New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), Washington (Scagel et al. 1989).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Asia: Korea (Lee & Kang 2001, Lee & Kang 2001).

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