Fucus crispus var. lacerus Turner 1802
Fucus crispus var. lacerus Turner 1802: 207
Published in: Turner, D. (1802). Descriptions of four new species of Fucus. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 6: 125-136, pls VIII-X.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse
Fucus lacerus Stackhouse
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Stackhouse (1802: xxxvi) "The Examination of the LINNEAN Herbarium has enabled me to correct an error. The Plant delineated and defcribcd by me under this Title is one of the sportive varieties of F. crispus [i.e., Chondrus crispus]." - (20 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
Treated as a new name as Fucus lacerus Stackhouse is an illegitimate name. - (20 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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
Stackhouse, J. (1802 '1801'). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 3. pp. xxv-xl, 71-112, 1-4, 1-3, pls XIII-XVII, A-G. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Esper, E.J.C. (1804). Icones fucorum cum characteribus systematicis, synonimis (sic) auctorum et descriptionibus novarum specierum. Abbildungen der Tange mit beygefügten systematischen Kennzeichen, Anführungen der Schriftsteller, und Beschribungen der neuen Gattungen. Vol. Zweyter Theil. Part 2 pp. 53-101, Plates CXXXVI-CLVII. Nürnberg.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2021.