Fucus muscoides , nom. illeg.
Fucus muscoides Hudson 1762: 470, nom. illeg.
Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1762). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, ofììcinalibus pharmacopoeorum. pp. [i]-viii, [1- 8], 1-506, [1-22, ind.]. Londini [London]: Impensis auctoris: Prostant venales apud J. Nourse in the Strand, et C. Moran in Covent-Garden.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling a moss (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus muscoides Linnaeus - (18 Nov 2006) - Wendy Guiry
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: 30 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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.)
Fuentes, J.M. & Niell, F.X. (1985). La entidad taxonómica de Fucus muscoides (Cotton) Feldmann: interpretación de un experimento de trasplante. Investigacion Pesquera 49(3): 435-438.
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2001). A muscoides-like Fucus from a Maine salt marsh: its origin, ecology and taxonomic implications. Rhodora 103(914): 172-201.
Wynne, M.J. & Magne, F. (1991). Concerning the name Fucus muscoides (Cotton) J. Feldmann et Magne. Cryptogamie, Algologie 12: 55-65.
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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 May 2019.