Fucodium nodosum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh 1848
Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; with conceptacles - 19 March 2018. M.D. Guiry
Fucodium nodosum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh 1848: 206
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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Fucodium.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis.
Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Type locality: Habitat in Mari Atlantico [Atlantic Ocean]; (Linnaeus 1753: 1159) Notes: On-line view of an unlocalised specimen LINN 1274.58 in the Linnean Herbarium labelled "9" as in the protologue. Athanasiadis (1996: 217) indicated that no type has been designated.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 29 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 23 September 2004
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 March 2023