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Fucus capillaris Hudson

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

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Fucus capillaris Hudson
Width of widest axis 240 µm. Blue Pool, Portrush, Co. Antrim, Ireland; about 2 m below CD on scoured bedrock; note the sunken cystocarps;. 02 Aug 2013. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker.

Fucus capillaris Hudson
Blue Pool, Portrush, Co. Antrim, Ireland; about 2 m below SC on scoured bedrock; cystocarpic plant. 02 Aug 2013. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker.

Fucus capillaris Hudson
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 27 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Fucus capillaris Hudson
North of Galicia, Spain, 2010. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus capillaris Hudson
Spain; apex with hair cells. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus capillaris Hudson
Spain; cystocarps (thallus is squashed slightly to show carposporangia). Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus capillaris Hudson
Spain. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus capillaris Hudson
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Fucus capillaris Hudson
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Fucus capillaris Hudson
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

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Ceramium ordinatum Kützing

Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael Width of widest axis 240 µm. Blue Pool, Portrush, Co. Antrim, Ireland; about 2 m below CD on scoured bedrock; note the sunken cystocarps;
© Francis Bunker

Publication details
Fucus capillaris Hudson 1778: 591

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum Britanniæ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopæorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.
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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 Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Habitat in saxis submarinis; prope Sheerness in insula Shepey [Kent], in Devonia [Devon] et Cornubia [Cornwall] passim. (Hudson 1778: 591). Notes: The type may have been destroyed in a fire: "... but in 1783 the author's house in Panton Street took fire, his collections of insects and many of his plants were destroyed, and the inmates narrowly escaped with their lives. Hudson retired to Jermyn Street." [Wikipedia].

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Source of current name
Berkeley, Rev. M.J. (1833). Gleanings of British algae; being an Appendix to the Supplement to English Botany. pp. [i], pls 13-16. London: Sold by the proprietor C.E. Sowerby, 3 Mead Place Westminster Road; G.B. Sowerby, 156, Regent Street; Longman and Co., and Sherwood & Co., Paternoster Row; &c..

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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 23 September 2018.

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