Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) &
Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton Kilmackilloge Harbour near Lauragh, Co. Kerry, Ireland
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Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) Holmes & Batters 1892: 128
Published in: Holmes, E.M. & Batters, E.A.L. (1890). A revised list of the British marine algae. Annals of Botany 5: 63-107.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum f. mackayi (Turner) A.C.Mathieson & Dawes
Fucus mackayi Turner
Type locality: Connemara, Galway, Ireland (Athanasiadis 1996: 228). Type: BM? Notes: A more precise locality is unkown. Connemara comprises much of the western part of County Galway (M.D. Guiry, 25 January 2003).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
(as Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) Holmes & Batters)
English: Wrack (Madlener 1977).
Source of current name
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 25 March 2019.