Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin Cystophora moniliformis, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania
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Fucus moniliformis Esper 1804: 80, pl. CXLVIII : figs 1, 2
Published in: Esper, E.J.C. (1804). Icones fucorum cum characteribus systematicis, synonimis (sic) auctorum et descriptionibus novarum specierum. Abbildungen der Tange mit beygefügten systematischen Kennzeichen, Anführungen der Schriftsteller, und Beschribungen der neuen Gattungen. Vol. Zweyter Theil. Part 2 pp. 53-101, Plates CXXXVI-CLVII. Nürnberg.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystophora moniliformis (Esper) Womersley & Nizamuddin
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: ‘aus der Südsee’, (probably southern coast of Australia) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 646). Holotype: R. Brown; ER (Womersley 1987: 370). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1964: 71-72) for more information on the type locality of this species. Womersley (1987: 370) cites the "south seas" (south coast of Australia) as the type locality.
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.
Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1964). The morphology and taxonomy of Cystophora and related genera (Phaeophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 12: 53-110, 48 figs, 16 plates.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
Created: 24 September 1999 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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 August 2019.