Fucus aculeatus var. muscoides (Linnaeus) Withering 1801

Acanthophora muscoides (Linnaeus) Bory

Current name: Acanthophora muscoides (Linnaeus) Bory
Trinidad; cystocarps - 25 October 2010. Julian Duncan

Publication Details
Fucus aculeatus var. muscoides (Linnaeus) Withering 1801: 111

Published in: Withering, W. (1801). A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants; with an easy Introduction to the Study of Botany. The Fourth Edition, in Four Volumes. . London.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthophora muscoides (Linnaeus) Bory.

Fucus muscoides Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: Ascension Island; (Silva & al. 1996: 469) Type: LINN?;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 February 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda.

Last updated: 16 November 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 November 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2024

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