Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens
Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; Gerry Kraft writes: this "is a kind of indicator species of water movement and wave conditions. The more compact the laterals the rougher the water, as a general rule."
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Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens 1819: 184
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 subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Tasmania (Mertens 1819: 184). Type: LD herb. alg. Agardh (fragments) (Womersley 1987: 400).
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
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, -363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Created: 24 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 May 2009 by M.D. 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 23 July 2019.