Fucus carnosus Schmidel 1794

Dilsea carnosa (Schmidel) Kuntze

Current name: Dilsea carnosa (Schmidel) Kuntze
Dilsea carnosa Cuan, Ventry Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland - 11 August 2010. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Fucus carnosus Schmidel 1794: 75

Published in: Schmidel, C.C. (1794). Descriptio itineris per Helvetiam Galliam et Germaniae partem: ann. MDCCLXXIII et MDCCLXXIIIi instituti; accedunt tabulae II aeneae. pp. i-xi, 1-102, 2 handcoloured engraved plates. Erlangae [Erlangen]: sumtu [sumptibus] Jo. Jacobi Palmius [Palm].

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dilsea carnosa (Schmidel) Kuntze.

Type Information
Type locality: Dieppe, Normandy, France; (Schmidel 1794: 75)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fleshy, succulent, soft but firm (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 December 2023

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