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Delesseria bifida J.V.Lamouroux 1813

Publication details
Delesseria bifida J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 125

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Delesseria is Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodophyllis bifida (J.V.Lamouroux) Kützing

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Woelkerling & al. (2020: 9) note, "In the context of the current ICN, the basionym of Rhodophyllis bifida (J.V.Lamouroux) Kützing (1847:23) is Delesseria bifida J.V.Lamouroux (Lamouroux 1813a: 125), a replacement name for Fucus bifidus Turner (Turner 1811: 43), in turn an illegitimate later homonym of the legitimate binomial Fucus bifidus S.G.Gmelin (Gmelin 1768: 201) [currently known as Arthrothamnus bifidus (S.G.Gmelin) J Agardh (1868: 28)]. In accord with Art. 6.11, Fucus bifidus Turner (Turner 1811: 43) is the replaced synonym of the replacement name Delesseria bifida J.V.Lamouroux (Lamouroux 1813a: 125), and in accord with Art. 7.4, D. bifida and all combinations based on D. bifida are typified by the nomenclatural type of F. bifidus Turner." - (1 Sep 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Hampshire, England [type of Fucus bifidus Turner, nom. illeg.] (Woelkerling & al. 2020: 9). Lectotype: BM herbarium sheet 000044298 Specimen A (: 90).

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
Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.

Key references
Woelkerling, W.J., Furnari, G., Cormaci, M., McNeill, J. & Guiry, M.D. (2020). Typification and nomenclature of Rhodophyllis bifida and R. divaricata (Rhodophyta) in relation to Fucus bifidus Hudson, F. bifidus Turner, Bifida divaricata Stackhouse and Delesseria bifida J.V. Lamouroux. Notulae Algarum 154: 1-14, 5 figs.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 September 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Woelkerling, W.J., Furnari, G., Cormaci, M., McNeill, J. & Guiry, M.D. (2020). Typification and nomenclature of Rhodophyllis bifida and R. divaricata (Rhodophyta) in relation to Fucus bifidus Hudson, F. bifidus Turner, Bifida divaricata Stackhouse and Delesseria bifida J.V. Lamouroux. Notulae Algarum 154: 1-14, 5 figs.

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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 29 November 2020.

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