Fucus costatus Stackhouse 1802

Carpomitra costata (Stackhouse) Batters

Carpomitra costata (Stackhouse) Battersmicroscope, Spain, Galicia, Coruña, 2007Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Fucus costatus Stackhouse 1802: 109, pl. 17 [pro parte]

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1802 '1801'). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 3. pp. xxv-xl, 71-112, 1-4, 1-3, pls XIII-XVII, A-G. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Carpomitra costata (Stackhouse) Batters.

Type Information
Type locality: Fowey, Cornwall, England; (Womersley 1987: 270) Type: P. Rashleigh; LINN; (Womersley 1987: 270) Notes: The collector, Philip Rashleigh (1729-1811), lived at Menabilly, near Fowey in Cornwall, where he was Member for Parliament for many years.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 February 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

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