Fucodium compressum J.Agardh 1848

Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley

Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & BrawleyNorthern California - 08 March 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication Details
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, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fucodium is Fucodium nodosum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh.

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.

Type Information
Monterey Peninsula, Caifornia.; (Silva 1979: 338)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 June 2010

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 June 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 December 2022

 
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