Fucus viridis O.F.Müller
Desmarestia viridis (O.F.Müller) J.V.Lamouroux Upper subtidal (Peter the Great Bay, Russia)
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Fucus viridis O.F.Müller 1782: 5, pl. DCCCXXXVI
Published in: Müller, O.F. (1782). Flora danica. Vol. 5, fasc. 15 pp. 6, Plates 841-900. Havniae [Copenhagen].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia viridis (O.F.Müller) J.V.Lamouroux
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), green (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sinus Dróbachiense [Drøbak, Norway] (Müller 1782: 5). Lectotype: original illustration (epitype)
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
Created: 24 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.