Fucus opuntia & Woodward
Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; turf at MHWN
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Fucus opuntia Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 107, 219-220
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 Catenella caespitosa (Withering) L.M.Irvine
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Tenby, Pembroke, Wales (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 281).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 08 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 September 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2019.