Fucus muscoides Linnaeus 1753
Acanthophora muscoides (Linnaeus) Bory
Trinidad; cystocarps - 25 October 2010. Julian Duncan
Fucus muscoides Linnaeus 1753: 1161
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
Publication date: 1 May 1753
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthophora muscoides (Linnaeus) Bory.
Type locality: Ascension Island; (Silva & al. 1996: 469) Type: LINN?;
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling a moss (Neal 1993).
This is a marine species.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 16 November 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 November 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2023