Cystoseira usneoides (Linnaeus) M.Roberts subtidal with Zostera marina, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2015
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Fucus usneoides Linnaeus 1759: 1345
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1759). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Editio decima revisa. Vol. 2 pp. 825-1384. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystoseira usneoides (Linnaeus) M.Roberts
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the lichen genus Usnea.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Not specified locality: "Oceano Indico" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 900). Type: LINN sheet 1274:11 (Roberts 1968: 264, pl. 5). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Linnaeus (1763: 1629) for further information regarding the type locality of this species.
Source of current name
Roberts, M. (1968). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the genus Cystoseira C. Ag. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 60: 251-264, 5 pls.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 30 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 October 2017 by Wendy Guiry
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