Fucus vermicularis Turner, nom. illeg.
Fucus vermicularis Turner 1815: 61, pl. 221, nom. illeg.
Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], -153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltiopsis vermicularis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Fucus vermicularis S.G.Gmelin 1768. - (9 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: unknown (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 318).
Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.