Carpomitra costata (Stackhouse) Batters 1902

Carpomitra costata (Stackhouse) Batters

Current name: Carpomitra costata (Stackhouse) Batters
subtidal (17 m), Ria de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013 - 09 November 2017. Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Carpomitra costata (Stackhouse) Batters 1902: 46

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Carpomitra is Carpomitra cabrerae (Clemente) Kützing.

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

Fucus costatus Stackhouse

Type Information
Type locality: Fowey, Cornwall, England; (Womersley 1987: 270) Type: P. Rashleigh; LINN; (Womersley 1987: 270) Notes: The collector, Philip Rashleigh (1729-1811), lived at Menabilly, near Fowey in Cornwall, where he was Member for Parliament for many years.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 January 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 January 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 June 2024

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