Fucus tridens Mertens ex Turner
Dictyomenia tridens (Mertens ex Turner) Greville Map Reef, Western Australia
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Fucus tridens Mertens ex Turner 1811: 142-143, pl. 255
Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], -148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyomenia tridens (Mertens ex Turner) Greville
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
1819: pl. 255 (Womersley 2003: 345). 1819: 142, pl. 255 (Index Nominum Algarum). - (9 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: New Holland (Western Australia) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 489). Holotype: Péron; BM (Womersley 2003: 345). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by C. Agardh (1822: 373). Type from “Coast of New Holland” (Péron): probably from SE Australia ; holotype in BM, illustrated by Turner (Womersley, 2003: 345).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 July 2019.