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Fucus nodosus Linnaeus

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus


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Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; receptacles. 15 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Mandy Lindeberg (Mandy.Lindeberg@noaa.gov).

Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Cuan na Beirtrí Bhuí, Conamara, Co. na Gaillimhe, Ireland; yellow bands of intertidal beds. 06 Dec 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Ballyhenry Island, near Portaferry, Co. Down, Northern ireland; so-called ecad mackayi on muddy southern shore. Plants have small bladders. O. Morton leg. et det. Ulster Museum, Belfast. 11 Sep 1975. Osborne Morton. © Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk).

Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Section of thallus showing 'skin shedding'. Trevor Norton . © Trevor Norton (tandwnorton@manx.net).

Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Cill Chiaráin, Conamara, Ireland; processing: meal and alginate powder. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Lough Hyne, Co. Cork, Ireland; zonation on a sheltered shore. 01 Aug 1982. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Casla, Conamara, Ireland; collection by lorry. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
Cill Chiaráin, Conamara, Ireland; processing. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus nodosus Linnaeus
An Cheathrú Rua, Conamara, Ireland; cutting. 01 Jul 1994. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis Dunguaire Castle, Kinvarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; built around 1520 and is surrounded by seaweed
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus nodosus Linnaeus 1753: 1159

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
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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 Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Habitat in Mari Atlantico [Atlantic Ocean] (Linnaeus 1753: 1159). Notes: On-line view of an unlocalised specimen LINN 1274.58 in the Linnean Herbarium labelled "9" as in the protologue. Athanasiadis (1996: 217) indicated that no type has been designated.

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Source of current name
Le Jolis, A. (1863). Liste des algues marines de Cherbourg. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 10: 5-168, pls I-IV.

Key references
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 June 2019.

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