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Fucus musciformis Wulfen

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

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Fucus musciformis Wulfen
Hawaii; hooked apices; scale 1 mm. 01 Jul 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman; scale 1 mm.

Fucus musciformis Wulfen
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Fucus musciformis Wulfen
Madeira, with Cystoseira compressa. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Fucus musciformis Wulfen
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Fucus musciformis Wulfen
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

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Vaucheria sphaerospora var. synoica Nordstedt

Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Fucus musciformis Wulfen 1791: 54, species CCXCV [295], pl. 14: fig. 3

Published in: Jacquin, N.J. (1791 '1789'). Collectanea ad botanicam, chemiam, et historiam naturalem, spectantia cum figuris. Vol. III. In: . ( Eds), pp. [1]-306. Vindobonae [Vienna]: Ex Officina Wappleriana.

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 Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.

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: 300).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

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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 May 2019.

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