Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy Colonels Hard at Bembridge, Isle of Wight, UK
© Roger Herbert (RHerbert@bournemouth.ac.uk)
Fucus pavonicus Linnaeus 1753: 1162
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera
relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), peacock-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "In mari Europae australis" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 605). Type: LINN
Source of current name
Taylor, W.R. (1960). Marine algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of the Americas. pp. [i]-xi, 1-870, 14 figs, 80 pls. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 22 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2018.