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Cystophora pectinata (Greville & C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Cystophora

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Cystophora pectinata (Greville & C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh
Gnarabup, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Cystophora pectinata (Greville & C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh
Cowaramup Bay, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

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Cystophora pectinata (Greville & C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh Gnarabup, Western Australia
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Publication details
Cystophora pectinata (Greville & C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh 1848: 244

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cystophora is Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Cystoseira pectinata Greville & C.Agardh ex Sonder

Type information
Type locality: southern Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 646). Type: MEL 607 (Womersley 1987: 376). Notes: Womersley (1987: 376) cites "Ad litus meridionale Novae Hollandiae" as the type locality.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cystoseira pectinata Greville & C.Agardh ex Sonder 1846

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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.

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