Fucus variabilis &
Fucus variabilis Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 220
Original publication: 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, Plates 16-19.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), variable (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus variabilis Goodenough & Woodward)
Ireland: Wexford (Tighe 1803).
Europe: Ireland (Tighe 1803).
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of name for Fucus confervoides Husdon? - (20 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=variabilis
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Fucus&Species=variabilis
Created: 05 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 518 times since it was created.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=18285
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.