Fucus muscoides Forsskål, nom. illeg.
Fucus muscoides Forsskål 1775: 193, nom. illeg.
Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. -32, [i]- xxxvi, ... -219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia elongata (Hudson) Sprengel
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
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Constantinople, Turkey (Forsskål 1775: 193).
Created: 30 October 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 October 2005 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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2018.