Fucodium nodosum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh 1848

Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis

Current name: Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis
Co. Clare, Ireland; piles of drift plants with other fucoids; used for animal feed at that timeGerald Blunden (gerald.blunden@port.ac.uk)

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

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Type Species
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.

Basionym
Fucus nodosus Linnaeus

Type Information
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).

General Environment
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 02 March 2024

 
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