Fucus tetragonus & Woodward, nom. illeg.
Fucus tetragonus Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 103, 140, nom. illeg.
Published in: Goodenough, S. & Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations on the British Fuci, with particular descriptions of each species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 84-235, pls 16-19.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), four-angled (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: the name is superfluous as the authors cite Fucus fimbriatus S.G. Gmelin as a synonym.
This is a marine species.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 November 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 25 September 2018.