Wormskioldia sanguinea (Hudson) Sprengel 1827

Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.LamourouxLough Hyne, Co. Cork, Ireland; subtidal; to 130 mm - 27 April 1994. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Wormskioldia sanguinea (Hudson) Sprengel 1827: 331

Published in: Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, [1]-592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Wormskioldia.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Fucus sanguineus Hudson

Type Information
Syntype localities: Habitat in littoribus Eboracensi et Cornubensi [Living on the shores of York, NE England and Cornwall, SW England]; (Hudson 1762: 475)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), blood-red (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 18 November 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 November 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2022

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