Fucus vesiculosus var. lutarius ex J.Kickx f.
Fucus vesiculosus var. lutarius Chauvin ex J.Kickx f. 1856: 23
Published in: Kickx, J. (1856). Essai sur les variétés indigènes du Fucus vesiculosus. Bulletins de l'Académie royale des sciences, des lettres et des beaux-arts de Belgique. 23(Ier Partie): 477-526.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fucus spiralis var. lutarius (Kützing) Sauvageau
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with little bladders or blisters (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Issued as the exsiccata Chauvin No. 174 (1831) but not validated by a description or reference to a previous description. The first description appears to be that of Kickx (1856).
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus vesiculosus var. lutarius Chauvin ex J.Kickx f.)
Europe: Portugal (Ardré 1970).
North America: Massachusetts (MA) (Taylor 1957).
Source of current name
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
Created: 16 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 July 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 25 August 2019.