Cystophora pectinata (Greville & C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh 1848

Publication Details
Cystophora pectinata (Greville & C.Agardh ex Sonder) J.Agardh 1848: 244

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.

Basionym
Cystoseira pectinata Greville & C.Agardh ex Sonder

Type Information
Type locality: southern Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 646) Type: MEL; 607 (Womersley 1987: 376) Notes: Womersley (1987: 376) cites "Ad litus meridionale Novae Hollandiae" as the type locality.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 September 1999 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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 August 2022

 
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