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Fucus asplenioides Esper

Publication details
Fucus asplenioides Esper 1804: 78, pl. CXLVII: figs 1-3

Published in: 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.

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 Ptilota asplenioides (Esper) C.Agardh

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Prince WIlliam Sound, Alaksa Type: ? (Yoshida 1998: 916). Notes: Collector: Archibald Menzies (INA). Lectotype: Esper 1804, pl. CXLVII: Fig. 1 (Bruce & Saunders, 2016: 38).

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Source of current name
Bruce, M.G. & Saunders, G.W. (2016). A molecular-assisted investigation of diversity, biogeography and phylogenetic relationships for species of Neoptilota and Ptilota (Wrangeliaceae, Rhodophyta) reported along Canadian coasts. Phycologia 56(1): 36-53.

Key references
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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