Fucus cristatus ex Turner, nom. illeg.
Fucus cristatus Linnaeus ex Turner 1808: 48, pl. 23, nom. illeg.
Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (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 Euthora cristata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crested.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus cristatus Withering (Dixon & Parkes 1968; 85). - (14 Jul 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Dixon, P.S. & Parkes, H.M. (1968). Miscellaneous notes on algal taxonomy and nomenclature, II. Botaniska Notiser 121: 80-88.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 05 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 April 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 18 November 2018.