Carpomitra costata (Stackhouse) Batters subtidal (-17m), Spain, Galicia, Muros, 2007
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Fucus costatus Stackhouse 1802: 109, pl. 17 [pro parte]
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1802 '1801'). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 3. pp. xxv-xl, 71-112, 1-4, 1-3, pls XIII-XVII, A-G. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Carpomitra costata (Stackhouse) Batters
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Fowey, Cornwall, England (Womersley 1987: 270). Type: P. Rashleigh; LINN (Womersley 1987: 270). Notes: The collector, Philip Rashleigh (1729-1811), lived at Menabilly, near Fowey in Cornwall, where he was Member for Parliament for many years.
Source of current name
Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.
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.
Created: 22 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.