Fucodium compressum J.
Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, California, USA. Middle zone.
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Fucodium compressum J.Agardh 1848: 204, 355
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, -363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
New name for Fucus compressus C. Agardh 1824 (nom. illeg.) [Index Nominum Algarum]. - (2 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Monterey Peninsula, Caifornia. (Silva 1979: 338).
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
Serrão, E.A., Alice, L.A. & Brawley, S.H. (1999). Evolution of the Fucaceae (Phaeophyceae) inferred from nrDNA-ITS. Journal of Phycology 35: 382-394, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Created: 21 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2020.