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Cystophora scalaris J.Agardh

Publication details
Cystophora scalaris J.Agardh 1870: 442

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1870). Om Chatham-öarnes alger. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 27: 435-456.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cystophora is Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cystophora distenta J.Agardh 1870

General environment
This is a marine species.

Amended description (Buchana & Zuccarello, 2018: 382).

Type information
Type locality: Chatham Isl. (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: LD (Herbarium Agardh) 1113 (Buchanan & Zuccarello 2018: 382).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cystophora scalaris J.Agardh)
Australia and New Zealand: Auckland Islands (Buchanan & Zuccarello 2018), Chatham Islands (Nelson 2013), New Zealand (Adams 1994, Adams 1997, Harper et al. 2012), North Island, NZ (Nelson 2013 ), South Island, NZ (Nelson 2013), Stewart Island/Rakiura (Nelson 2013).

(as Cystophora distenta J.Agardh)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Adams 1994).

Key references
Adams, N.M. (1997). Common seaweeds of New Zealand. pp. [1]-48, 48 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

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.

Buchanan, J. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2018). Utility of molecular-assisted alpha taxonomy of the genus Cystophora (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from New Zealand and Australia. Phycologia 57(4): 374-384.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

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