Fucus crispus , nom. illeg.
Fucus crispus Linnaeus 1767: 134, nom. illeg.
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus & differentiis. Tomus II. Editio duodecima, reformata. pp. 533-1327  [+ 1-36]. Homiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Fucus crispus Hudson, 1762. - (29 Mar 2012) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Suez, Egypt (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 688).
Source of current name
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Bird, N.L., Chen, L.C.-M. & McLachlan, J. (1979). Effects of temperature, light and salinity on growth in culture of Chondrus crispus, Furcellaria lumbricalis, Gracilaria tikvahiae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) and Fucus serratus (Fucales, Phaeophyta). Botanica Marina 22: 521-527.
Sieburth, J.M. & Tootle, J.L. (1981). Seasonality of microbial fouling on Ascophyllum nodosum (L.) Lejol., Fucus vesiculosus L., Polysiphonia lanosa (L.) Tandy and Chondrus crispus Stackh. Journal of Phycology 17: 57-64.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 January 2019.