Phyllospora comosa (Labillardière) C.Agardh 1839
Phyllospora comosa (Labillardière) C.AgardhPhyllospora comosa, Tesselated Pavement, Pirates Bay, Tasmania - 30 October 2009. Michael Guiry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Phyllospora comosa (Labillardière) C.Agardh 1839: 311, pl. XXVIII : fig. 11
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllospora.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus comosus Labillardière
Type locality: "ad capitis Van-Diemen" (Storm Bay, Tasmania); (Silva & al. 1996: 906) Type: FI; (Womersley 1987: 347) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Ducker (1979b: 20) for further information regarding the type locality of this species.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.
This is a marine species.
Created: 14 April 2000 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 31 January 2023