Wormskioldia sanguinea ( )
Wormskioldia sanguinea (Hudson) Sprengel 1827: 331
Published in: Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, -592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Wormskioldia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus sanguineus Hudson
Syntype localities: Habitat in littoribus Eboracensi et Cornubensi [Living on the shores of York, NE England and Cornwall, SW England] (Hudson 1762: 475).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), blood-red (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 30 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 18 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 January 2018.