Sphaerococcus plicatus var. tenuis C.
Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; to about 15 cm
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Sphaerococcus plicatus var. tenuis C.Agardh 1817: 34
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) Fries
Fucus plicatus Hudson
Type locality: Habitat in littoribus marinis [Dwells on marine shores, England] (Hudson 1762: 470). Lectotype: BM (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 213). Notes: Lectotype: BM. An unlocalized, undated Hudson specimen accepted as of provisional lectotype status. England.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), folded into pleats or furrows, usually longitudinally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 21 April 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 22 August 2019.