Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug 1876

Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug

Current name: Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug
Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal. - 15 June 2003. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug 1876: 67

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1876). De tribus Laminarieis (Egregia Aresch., Eisenia Aresch., Nereocystis) et de Stephanocystide osmundacea (Turn.). Trevis. observationes praecursorias offert. Botaniska Notiser 1876: 65-73.

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

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

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: 12 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 November 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 November 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 May 2024

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