Scytothalia dorycarpa (Turner) Greville 1830
Scytothalia dorycarpa (Turner) Greville
Rottnest Island, Western Australia - 25 May 2011. John Huisman (email@example.com)
Scytothalia dorycarpa (Turner) Greville 1830: synop. xxxiv 
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Publication date: Feb.-March 1830
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Scytothalia.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus dorycarpus Turner
Type locality: "On the western coast of New Holland. Mr. Menzies." [King George Sound, Western Australia]; (Turner 1809-1811: 22) Holotype: BM; (Womersley 1987: 351) Notes: Silva et al. (1996: 716) recommend consulting Womersley (1967: 252) for more information on the type locality of this species.
This is a marine species.
Created: 04 November 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 25 March 2023