Fucus sinuosus & Woodward, nom. illeg.
Fucus sinuosus Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 102, 111, nom. illeg.
Published in: Goodenough, S. & Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations on the British Fuci, with particular descriptions of each species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 84-235, pls 16-19.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phycodrys rubens (Linnaeus) Batters
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very sinuate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Fucus sinuosus Goodenough & Woodward is an illegitilmate name because it included Fucus crenatus S.G. Gmelin.
This is a marine species.
Created: 05 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2019.