Gigartina lycopodioides ( )
Gigartina lycopodioides (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819: 45
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodomela lycopodioides (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Fucus lycopodioides Linnaeus
Type locality: Scotland (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 295). Lectotype: LINN 1274.20 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 295).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Lycopodium.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Created: 02 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 01 August 2017 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 13 November 2018.