Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh 1851

Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh

Current name: Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, JapanYukihiko Serisawa (

Publication Details
Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh 1851: 235

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloiopeltis is Fucus tenax Turner.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Dumontia furcata Postels & Ruprecht

Type Information
Type locality: Ad saxa in oceano pacifico septemptrionale; (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 19) Type: LE; (Yoshida 1998: 678)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), furcate, forked (Stearn 1992).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 December 2008

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 December 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 14 June 2024

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