Fucus tetragonus &
Fucus tetragonus Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 103, 140, nom. illeg.
Original publication: 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, Plates 16-19.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), four-angled (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Illegitimate: the name is superfluous as the authors cite Fucus fimbriatus S.G. Gmelin as a synonym.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=tetragonus
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=tetragonus
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 377 times since it was created.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=43489
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 26 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.