Phyllospora menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh 1839

Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug

Egregia menziesii (Turner) AreschougSeal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal - 14 June 2003. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Phyllospora menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh 1839: 313

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1839). Revision der Algengattung Macrocystis. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 19(1): 281-316, pls XXVI-XXVIII.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllospora is Phyllospora comosa (Labillardière) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug.

Fucus menziesii Turner

Type Information
Syntype localities: "On the western coast of North America, generally in deep water: at Nooka; Trinidad; Monterrey [Nootka, British Columbia; Trinidad, Humbolt Co., California; Monterey, Monterey Co., California]; (Turner 1807-1808: 58) Lectotype: Archibald Menzies; Unknown; BM-K?; (Smith 1944: 149) Notes: Nooka was selected as lectotype locality by Smith (1944: 149).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 September 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 September 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 February 2023

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