Fucus byssoides & Woodward
Brongniartella byssoides (Goodenough & Woodward) F.Schmitz Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014
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Fucus byssoides Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 229
Published in: Goodenough, S. & Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations on the British Fuci, with particular descriptions of each species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 84-235, pls 16-19.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Vertebrata byssoides (Goodenough & Woodward) Kuntze
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Christchurch, Hampshire (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 302). Lectotype: ex herb. Goodenough; 1794; BM-K (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 302). Notes: Syntype localities: 'Sheppey Island, near Hastings, Weymouth, Exmouth and elsewhere' Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 229 (Parsons 1980: 274).
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
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