Fucus lacerus , nom. illeg.
Fucus lacerus Stackhouse 1797: 50, pl. 11, nom. illeg.
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus lacerus Linnaeus. - (17 Jun 2008) - Wendy Guiry
Stackhouse (1802: xxxvi) "The Examination of the LINNEAN Herbarium has enabled me to correct an error. The Plant delineated and defcribcd by me under this Title is one of the sportive varieties of F. crispus [i.e., Chondrus crispus]." - (20 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Stackhouse, J. (1802 '1801'). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 3. pp. xxv-xl, 71-112, 1-4, 1-3, pls XIII-XVII, A-G. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Created: 21 November 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 January 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 24 September 2018.