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Fucus dentatus Linnaeus

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

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Fucus dentatus Linnaeus
Scotland, Oban area east coast. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).

Fucus dentatus Linnaeus
Murlough Bay, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland. 30 Aug 2005. Bernard Picton. © Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk).

 

Hypnea valida J.Agardh

Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye Scotland, Oban area east coast
© Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net)

Publication details
Fucus dentatus Linnaeus 1767: 718

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1767). Mantissa plantarum generum editionis VI et specierum editionis II. . Holmiae [Stockholm].

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 Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Hab. oc. Atl. [Atlantic Ocean] (Linnaeus 1767: 135). Holotype: LINN 1274.72 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 298).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.

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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