Fucus articulatus ( ) , nom. illeg.
Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye microscope, TS frond showing hollow medulla; Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San ciprián, 2006
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Fucus articulatus (Hudson) Lightfoot 1777: 959, nom. illeg.
Published in: Lightfoot, J. (1777). Flora scotica: or, a systematic arrangement, in the Linnaean method, of the native plants of Scotland and the Hebrides. Vol. II. pp. 545-1151 [1-24], pls 1-35. London: printed for B. White at Horace's Head, in Fleet-Street.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye
Ulva articulata Hudson
Type locality: Cornwall, England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 350). Lectotype: original description (Hudson, 1772) in the absence of material (Dixon & Irvine 1977
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), articulated, jointed (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Fucus articulatus S.G.Gmelin, 1768. - (20 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 August 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 November 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 16 July 2019.