Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye Murlough Bay, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
© Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk)
Fucus dentatus Linnaeus 1767: 718
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1767). Mantissa plantarum generum editionis VI et specierum editionis II. . Holmiae [Stockholm].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Hab. oc. Atl. [Atlantic Ocean] (Linnaeus 1767: 135). Holotype: LINN 1274.72 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 298).
Source of current name
Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 18 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 August 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 23 March 2019.