Fucus retortus Mertens
Fucus retortus Mertens 1819: 185-186
Original publication: Mertens, H. (1819). Mémoire sur plusieurs espèces de Fucus, nouvelles ou peu connues, observées dans la collection du Muséum. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle [Paris] 5: 172-190, pls 13-15.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Cystophora retorta (Mertens) J.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: not specified ("Novae Hollandiae") (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 646). Type: PC (Womersley 1987: 392). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Womersley (1964: 92) for more information on the type locality of this species.
Source of synonymy
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=retortus
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Fucus&Species=retortus
Created: 24 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 July 2005 by Wendy Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 515 times since it was created.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=20460
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.