Cystophora distenta J.
Cystophora distenta J.Agardh 1870: 443
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1870). Om Chatham-öarnes alger. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 27: 435-456.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystophora scalaris J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), distended (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Chatham Isl. (Silva 1996-to date).
Source of current name
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, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Created: 12 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 October 2018 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2019.