Fucus retortus Mertens
Cystophora retorta (Mertens) J.Agardh Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia.
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Fucus retortus Mertens 1819: 185-186
Published in: 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 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.
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. (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: 07 July 2005 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 22 July 2019.