Gigartina lycopodioides ( )
Gigartina lycopodioides (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819: 45
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodomela lycopodioides (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
Fucus lycopodioides Linnaeus
Type locality: Scotland (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 295). Lectotype: LINN 1274.20 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 295).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Lycopodium.
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.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Created: 02 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2020.