Halicoccus nodosus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819
Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis
Trá na Reilige, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; 10.5-mm lens - 28 June 2008. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Halicoccus nodosus (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819: 37, pl. 8 B
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Halicoccus.
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 08 December 2023