Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh 1822

Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh

Current name: Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Spain, North of Galicia, 2009Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Liagora viscida (Forsskål) C.Agardh 1822: 395

Published in: 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.

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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

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

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

Fucus viscidus Forsskål

Type Information
Neotype locality: Anse du Troc, Banyuls-sur-Mer, France; (Abbott 1990) Neotype: T. Christensen; June, 1954; C; (Abbott 1990) Notes: The original type locality was Constantinople [Istanbul], Turkey but the type specimen has been lost (Børgesen, 1932; Abbott 1990; Huisman, 2002) and a neotype has thus been selected.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), viscid (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 April 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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