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Fucus pistillatus S.G.Gmelin

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

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Fucus pistillatus S.G.Gmelin
Gigartina pistillata, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus pistillatus S.G.Gmelin
Gigartina pistillata, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus pistillatus S.G.Gmelin
Gigartina pistillata, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus pistillatus S.G.Gmelin
habit with Pseudopolyides furcellarioides and Polyides rotundus, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus pistillatus S.G.Gmelin
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Fucus pistillatus S.G.Gmelin
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Fucus pistillatus S.G.Gmelin
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus pistillatus S.G.Gmelin
microscopio, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2006, developing cystocarp. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus pistillatus S.G.Gmelin
Lourido, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2009, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Fucus evanescens var. edentatus (De La Pylaie) Strömfelt

Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse South Africa
© Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Fucus pistillatus S.G.Gmelin 1768: 159, pl. 18: fig. 1

Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
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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 Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Doubtful; sent by Sandifort from the Netherlands (The Hague) (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 239). Lectotype: original illustration in the absence of material (S.G. Gmelin, 1768, pl. xviii, fig. 1) (epitype) (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 239). Notes: Only known from drift plants (Stegenga et al. 1997).

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Source of current name
Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: [50]-97.

Key references
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

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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