Fucus mackayi Turner
Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton Kilmackilloge Harbour near Lauragh, Co. Kerry, Ireland
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Fucus mackayi Turner 1808: 116, pl. 52 (as 'Mackaii' )
Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum f. mackayi (Turner) A.C.Mathieson & Dawes
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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 distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
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 22 July 2019.