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Carpacanthus vestitus (R.Brown ex Turner) Kützing 1849

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Carpacanthus

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Carpacanthus vestitus (R.Brown ex Turner) Kützing
Kangaroo Island, South Australia. 20 Oct 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Publication details
Carpacanthus vestitus (R.Brown ex Turner) Kützing 1849: 625

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum vestitum (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh

Basionym
Fucus vestitus R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: Kent Is, Bass Strait (Womersley 1987: 434). Lectotype: R. Brown; BM (Womersley 1987: 434).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. [1]-484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Created: 21 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 17 January 2009 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.

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