Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh 1848

Publication Details
Cystophora retroflexa (Labillardière) J.Agardh 1848: 242

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
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cystophora.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Fucus retroflexus Labillardière

Type Information
Type locality: "Habitat ad capitis Van-DIemen littora." [Tasmania]; (Labillardière 1807: 114) Type: FI; (Womersley 1987: 396) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Ducker (1979: 20) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), bent back, reflexed (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Amended description (Bucahanan & Zuccarello, 2018: 381).

Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 October 2018

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 October 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 March 2024

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