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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2019.