Fucus costatus Turner, nom. illeg.
Fucus costatus Turner 1819: 72, pl. 226, nom. illeg.
Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], -153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Costaria costata (C.Agardh) De A.Saunders
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: Western coast of North America (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Mr. Menzies; (Silva 1996-to date
Created: 06 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 January 2019 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 21 March 2019.