Fucus bursa-pastoris S.G.Gmelin
Gracilaria bursa-pastoris (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2015
© Ignacio Bárbara (email@example.com)
Fucus bursa-pastoris S.G.Gmelin 1768: 121, pl. VIII : fig. 3 (as 'bursa pastoris' )
Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria bursa-pastoris (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shepherd’s purse.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 157). Lectotype: original illustration (S.G.Gmelin, 1768, pl. VIII, fig. 3), in the absence of specimens (epitype) (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 206).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.
Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1246 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=13114
Cite this record as:
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 23 September 2018.