Sarcophylla palmata (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1816

Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr

Current name: Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
Digby Neck, Nova Scotia; dulse harvesting site being monitored - 21 February 2012. Andrea Flynn

Publication Details
Sarcophylla palmata (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1816: xi

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1816). Nereis britannica Editio altera. Nova addita classificatione cryptogamiarum [sic] respectu generis Fuci. pp. [i]-xii, [i]- 68, 20 plates. Oxford: S. Collingwood.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sarcophylla is Fucus ciliatus Hudson.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr.

Basionym
Fucus palmatus Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: ""Ad oras atlantica""; (Linnaeus 1753: 1162) Lectotype: L; 910.184.2889 (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 68) Notes: Linnaeus's description was taken from Van Royen (1740) and a lectotype has been selected from his herbarium (which Linnaeus examined).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), lobed or divided in the manner of an outspread hand with the sinuses between the lobes pointing to the place of attachment (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 July 2024

 
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