Sporochnus ligulatus ( ) C. 1820
Sporochnus ligulatus (Lightfoot) C.Agardh 1820: 158
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmarestia ligulata (Stackhouse) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus ligulatus Lightfoot
Type locality: Scotland (Womersley 1987: 264). Type: Lightfoot’s illustration Notes: According ro Womersley (1987: 264), the type is from Scotland; lost? (Chapman 1972: 17). "In the Frith [presumably Firth] of Forth, about New-Haven, and other places, but not common" (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 11 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2021.