Fucus membranaceus , nom. illeg.
Fucus membranaceus Stackhouse 1795: 13, pl. VI, nom. illeg.
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1795). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 1. pp. i-viii, 1-30, pls I-VIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: later homonym of Fucus polypodioides N.L.Burman, 1768 (Silva in Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 927). - (10 Mar 2009) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sidmouth, Devon, England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 584).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus membranaceus Stackhouse)
Europe: Spain (Roxas Clemente y Rubio 1807).
Created: 16 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 August 2015 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 24 April 2019.