Fucus crispus var. stellatus & Woodward
Fucus crispus var. stellatus Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 169
Published in: Goodenough, S. & Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations on the British Fuci, with particular descriptions of each species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 84-235, pls 16-19.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
It is not clear whether this entity represents Chondrus crispus or Mastocarpus stellatus. Typification is required.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus crispus var. stellatus Goodenough & Woodward)
Europe: Ireland (Tighe 1803).
Esper, E.J.C. (1804). Icones fucorum cum characteribus systematicis, synonimis (sic) auctorum et descriptionibus novarum specierum. Abbildungen der Tange mit beygefügten systematischen Kennzeichen, Anführungen der Schriftsteller, und Beschribungen der neuen Gattungen. Vol. Zweyter Theil. Part 2 pp. 53-101, Plates CXXXVI-CLVII. Nürnberg.
Created: 08 August 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 June 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2019.