Fucus myrica S.G.Gemlin
Cystoseira myrica (S.G.Gmelin) C.Agardh KwaZulu-Natal
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Fucus myrica S.G.Gemlin 1768: 88, pl. III: fig. 1
Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polycladia myrica (S.G.Gmelin) Draima, Ballesteros, F.Rousseau & T.Thibaut
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Mare mediterraneum? ad Littora Kamtschatica quoque legit Kraschenninikow" Collector: Kraschenninikow (Gmelin 1768: 88). Notes: The type locality as reported by Gmelin “Locus Mare mediterraneum? ad Littora Kamtschatica quoque legit Kraschennikiow” is clearly inconsistent (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 47). Siberia: Kamchatka Peninsula (LT fide C. Agardh 1820) (Index Nominum Algarum).
Source of current name
Draisma, S.G.A., Ballesteros, E., Rousseau, F. & Thibaut, T. (2010). DNA sequence data demonstrate the polyphyly of the genus Cystoseira and other Sargassaceae genera (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1329-1345.
Created: 24 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.