Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh 1848

Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

Current name: Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh
Kaikoura, New ZealandErasmo Macaya Horta (

Publication Details
Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh 1848: 243

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.

Fucus torulosus R.Brown ex Turner

Type Information
Type locality: "In Kent's Islands, near New Holland. Mr. Brown." [Kent Group Islands, Bass Strait, Australia]; (Turner 1809-1811: 52) Holotype: R. Brown; BM; (Womersley 1987: 384) Notes: Womersley (1987: 384) notes that there are isotypes at BM and E.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat cylindrical, with contractions or swellings at intervals along the length.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 May 2024

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