Fucus acinaria S.G.Gmelin, nom. illeg.
Fucus acinaria S.G.Gmelin 1768: 99, nom. illeg.
Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum acinarium (Linnaeus) Setchell
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of berries or grapes; vessels or casks used for keeping grapes; also a substantative derived from the pre-Linnaean genus Acinaria.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: superfluous as it cites Fucus acinarius Linnaeus in synonymy; see Silva in Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 930-1). - (31 Mar 2009) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 January 2019.