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Fucus prolifer Forsskål

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

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Fucus prolifer Forsskål
Porto Santo, Madeira. 17 Jan 2019. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com).

Fucus prolifer Forsskål
en su hábitat natural, Cuba. Foto: José Espinosa..

Fucus prolifer Forsskål
Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain. 19 Jul 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Fucus prolifer Forsskål
Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain. 15 Aug 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Fucus prolifer Forsskål
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Fucus prolifer Forsskål
Otranto, Italy. Gianni Felicini. © Gianni Felicini (gfelih@alice.it).

Fucus prolifer Forsskål
Otranto, Italy. Gianni Felicini. © Gianni Felicini (gfelih@alice.it).

Fucus prolifer Forsskål
Haifa Bay, Israel. 15 Dec 2007. Razy Hoffman. © Razy Hoffman (razyho@hotmail.com).

 

Pinnularia divergentissima var. minor Krammer

Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux Porto Santo, Madeira
© Pedro Neves (nevesdiver@gmail.com)

Publication details
Fucus prolifer Forsskål 1775: 193

Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. [1]-32, [i]- xxxvi, ... [1]-219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
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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 Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Alexandria, Egypt (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 831). Lectotype: C Herbarium Forsskålii nº 878, barcode C-A-93369 (Boisset & Ferrer-Gallego 2015: 150). Notes: Isolectotype: BM001045568. Lectotype is shown as fig. 1 in Boisset & Ferrer-Gallego (2015: 150).

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Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1809). Observations sur la physiologie des algues marines, et description de cinq nouveaux genres de cette famille. Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences, par la Société Philomathique de Paris 1: 330-333, fig. 2, pl. 6.

Key references
Draisma, S.G.A., van Reine, W.F.P., Sauvage, T., Belton, G.S., Gurgel, C.F.D., Lim, P.E. & Phang, S.M. (2014). A re-assessment of the infra-generic classification of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpaceae, Chlorophyta) inferred from a time-calibrated molecular phylogeny. Journal of Phycology 50(6): 1020-1034.

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.

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