Fucus filum 1753
Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse Newfoundland; sperm showing that the long posterior flagellum typical of sperm of Laminariales is present in this primitive species
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Fucus filum Linnaeus 1753: 1162
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
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Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chorda filum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Type locality: "in Oceano Atlantico" (Athanasiadis 1996: 207).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), a thread (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 18 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 September 2019 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 02 March 2021.