Fucus zosteroides Turner, nom. illeg.
Fucus zosteroides Turner 1819: 83, pl. 231, nom. illeg.
Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], -153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystoseira zosteroides (Turner) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Zostera, a sea-grass.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Although this names is technically a later homonym of Fucus zosteroides J.V. Lamouroux, this latter name (q.v.) was illegitimate because of an unwarranted change of epithet, which allows the Turner name to be used.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], -168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Created: 03 March 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 March 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2018.