Fucus langsdorfii Turner
Coccophora langsdorfii (Turner) Greville Peter the Great Bay, Russia
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Fucus langsdorfii Turner 1811: 76, pl. 165 (as 'Langsdorfii' )
Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], -148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Coccophora langsdorfii (Turner) Greville
Named for the collector, Georg Heinrich von Langsdorff (1774-1852) German physician and naturalist, of the University of Göttingen, who sailed with Estonian Admiral A.J. Krusentern on the first Russian circumnavigation of the world (1803-1806).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "On the coast of Japan. Dr. Langsdorff." (Turner 1809-1811: 76). Type: BM?
Source of current name
Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Created: 07 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 January 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.