Fucus dichotomus Lepechin 1775: 479-480, pl. XX
Original publication: Lepechin, J. (1775). Quattuor Fucorum species descriptae. Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientarum imperialis Petropolitanae 19: 476-481, pls 20-23.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Fimbrifolium dichotomum (Lepechin) G.I.Hansen
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Neotype locality: Cape Ann, at Good Harbour Beach, Massachusetts, USA (Hansen 1980: 208). Neotype: Gayle I. Hansen; 21 August 1976; FH (Hansen 1980: 208). Notes: Original type locality: "In littus maris Albi, quod incolis Terscoy audit"
Source of synonymy
Hansen, G.I. (1980). A morphological study of Fimbrifolium, a new genus in the Cystocloniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 16: 207-217.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=dichotomus
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=dichotomus
Created: 13 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 17 November 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Sauvageau, C. (1915). Sur une nouvelle espéce de Fucus, F. dichotomus Sauv. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences. Paris. 160: 11-14.
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.