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Fucus tenellus Esper

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

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Fucus tenellus Esper
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus tenellus Esper
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; pools. 23 Jul 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus tenellus Esper
Flora danica Hft. 43, Tab. 2577, Fig. 1 (top).

 

Polysiphonia amphibolis Womersley

Stilophora tenella (Esper) P.C.Silva Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland
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Publication details
Fucus tenellus Esper 1800: 197, pl. CIX [109]: figs 1-6

Published in: Esper, E.J.C. (1800). 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. Erster Theil. Part 4 pp. 167-217, Plates LXXXVIII-CXI. Nürnberg: Raspe.
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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 Stilophora tenella (Esper) P.C.Silva

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 624). Type: Wulfen; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Wulfen (1803: 62) for more information on the type of this species.

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 29 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 July 2017 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 14 December 2018.

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