Fucus minimus Hering
Chnoospora minima (Hering) Papenfuss SGO168260 Ahu Tahai, Easter Island (thallus section showing thickened cells and hollow portions (asterisk) of the medulla and hair tufts)
© Fred Santiañez
Fucus minimus Hering 1841: 92
Published in: Hering, [K.] (1841). Diagnoses algarum novarum a cl. Dre. Ferdinand Krauss in Africa Australi lectarum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History [Series 1] 8: 90-92.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chnoospora minima (Hering) Papenfuss
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very little, very least (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Port Natal [Durban), South Africa] (Hering 1841: 92). Type: Ferdinand Krauss; HGB? (Hering 1841: 92). Notes: Lectotype: HBG024509, designated by Papenfuss, 1956 (Santiañez et al., 2018: 52)
Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1956). Notes on South African marine algae. IV. Journal of South African Botany 22: 65-77.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy 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 18 April 2019.