Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin 1768
Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham longitudinal section, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014
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Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin 1768: 134, pl. XIII 
Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 pls [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
Publication date: p. xii: i Mai 1768
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham
Type locality: England: Kent: Sheerness (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Dillenius; (Index Nominum Algarum
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very long (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
Steentoft, M., Irvine, L.M. & Farnham, W.F. (1995). Two terete species of Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in Britain. Phycologia 34(2): 113-127, 37 figs.
Jacquin, N.J. (1787 '1786'). Collectanea ad botanicam, chemiam, et historiam naturalem spectantia, cum figuris Vol. I. pp. -386, pls 1-22. Vindobonae [Vienna]: ex officina Wappleriana.
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Verified by: 19 February 2020 by G.M. 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 20 September 2021.