Vaucheria marina Lyngbye 1819

Derbesia marina (Lyngbye) Solier

Current name: Derbesia marina (Lyngbye) Solier
subtidal, Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain, 2016 - 24 December 2016. Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Vaucheria marina Lyngbye 1819: 79, pl. 22: fig. A

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Vaucheria is Vaucheria disperma Candolle.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Derbesia marina (Lyngbye) Solier.

Type Information
Type locality: Kvivig, Strømø, Faeroes; (Silva & al. 1996: 810) Type: C; (Womersley 1984: 288) Notes: South & Skelton (2003: 706) give the following data: Vaucheria marina Lyngbye 1819: 79, pl. 22A (sporophyte).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).

Created: 27 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 March 2010

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 March 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 March 2023

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