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Rhodomela lycopodioides (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

Publication details
Rhodomela lycopodioides (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1822: 377

Published in: 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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodomela is Rhodomela subfusca (Woodward) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Fucus lycopodioides Linnaeus

Type information
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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus lycopodioides Linnaeus 1767
Furcellaria lycopodioides (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1817
Gigartina lycopodioides (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819
Fuscaria lycopodioides (Linnaeus) Ruprecht 1850
Rhodomela subfusca f. lycopodioides (Linnaeus) Gobi 1878
Rhodomela confervoides f. lycopodioides (Linnaeus) Gobi 1977

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodomela lycopodioides var. laxa Kjellman
Conferva squarrosa Oeder 1767
Fucus lycopodium Stackhouse 1802
Rhodomela cladostephus (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1868
Aphanarthron cladostephus J.Agardh 1868
Rhodomela lycopodioides f. cladostephus (J.Agardh) Kjellman 1875
Rhodomela lycopodioides f. setacea Kjellman 1883

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Rhodomela lycopodioides (Linnaeus) C.Agardh)
English: Straggly Tail Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Jaasund, E. (1965). Aspects of the marine algal vegetation of North Norway. Botanica Gothoburgensia. Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis 4: 1-174.

Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.

Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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Masuda, M. & Shimizu, T. (1980). Taxonomic notes on Rhodomela lycopodioides Ag. f. tenuissima (Rupr.) Kjellm. (Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 28: 241-248.

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