Fucus mammillosus & Woodward 1797
Fucus mammillosus Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 174
Published in: Goodenough, S. & Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations on the British Fuci, with particular descriptions of each species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 84-235, pls 16-19.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mastocarpus stellatus (Stackhouse) Guiry
Type locality: "Habitat in rupibus et saxis submarinis frequentis." [Living on submarine stones and rocks frequently. England]. (Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 174).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Often as "mamillosus" but the original spelling was "mammillosus". Cited "herb. Buddle, p. 10. n. 7. 9, 10. Morison. Hist. Ox. 3. p. 646. f. 15. t.. 8. f. 13. bona." Un-named var. ß from Hastings, Sussex. - (18 Apr 2019) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Guiry, M.D., West, J.A., Kim, D.-H. & Masuda, M. (1984). Reinstatement of the genus Mastocarpus Kützing (Rhodophyta). Taxon 33: 53-63.
Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 October 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2021.