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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
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).

 

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Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux en su hábitat natural, Cuba. Foto: José Espinosa.
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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 (Eubank Egerod, 1952): (Draisma et al. 2014: 1031). Notes: Type: C, fide Børgesen, 1932: 14 (INA).

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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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