Treptacantha baccata (S.G.Gmelin) Orellana & Sansón 2019

Gongolaria baccata (S.G.Gmelin) Molinari & Guiry

Current name: Gongolaria baccata (S.G.Gmelin) Molinari & Guiry
subtidal (-5m), Spain, Galicia, Ría de Betanzos, 2007Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Treptacantha baccata (S.G.Gmelin) Orellana & Sansón 2019: 456 [10]

Published in: Orellana, S., Hernández, M. & Sansón, M. (2019). Diversity of Cystoseira sensu lato (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean based on morphological and DNA evidence, including Carpodesmia gen. emend. and Treptacantha gen. emend. European Journal of Phycology 54(3): 447-465 [1-19], 85 figs, 3 tables.

Publication date: "Published online 26 Jun 2019"

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Treptacantha is Treptacantha abies-marina (S.G.Gmelin) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gongolaria baccata (S.G.Gmelin) Molinari & Guiry.

Fucus baccatus S.G.Gmelin

Type Information
Type locality: "Scheuelingensi prope Hagam" [Schevelingen, Den Haag, The Netherlands]; (Gmelin 1768: 90) Type: Notes: "Type: original illustration (Tab. III fig. 2)." (Orellana, Hernández & Sansón 2019: [10]).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), berry-like, pulpy (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 May 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 May 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 February 2024

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