Scytothalia dorycarpa (Turner) Greville 1830

Publication Details
Scytothalia dorycarpa (Turner) Greville 1830: synop. xxxiv [34]

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, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.

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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Scytothalia.

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

Fucus dorycarpus Turner

Type Information
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.

General Environment
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.; searched on 22 April 2024

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