Wormskioldia sanguinea ( )
Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; drift plant to 600 mm
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Wormskioldia sanguinea (Hudson) Sprengel 1827: 331
Published in: Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, -592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Wormskioldia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus sanguineus Hudson
Syntype localities: Habitat in littoribus Eboracensi et Cornubensi [Living on the shores of York, NE England and Cornwall, SW England] (Hudson 1762: 475).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), blood-red (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.
Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
Created: 30 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 18 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 August 2019.