Fucus variabilis & Woodward
Fucus variabilis Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 220
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 Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), variable (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of name for Fucus confervoides Husdon? - (20 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus variabilis Goodenough & Woodward)
Europe: Ireland (Tighe 1803).
Created: 05 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
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 25 April 2019.