Fucus lycopodioides Linnaeus 1767: 717
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus & differentiis. Tomus II. Editio duodecima, reformata. pp. 533-1327  [+ 1-36]. Homiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodomela lycopodioides (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Lycopodium.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Scotland (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 295). Lectotype: LINN 1274.20 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 295).
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 19 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 August 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 20 September 2018.