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Fucus bursa-pastoris 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 bursa-pastoris S.G.Gmelin
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus bursa-pastoris S.G.Gmelin
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus bursa-pastoris S.G.Gmelin
subtidal (6 m depth), Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2012. 01 Jan 0001. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus bursa-pastoris S.G.Gmelin
Akhziv, Israel, Lower-intertidal zone.. 05 Nov 2007. Razy Hoffman. © Razy Hoffman (razyho@hotmail.com).

 

Nostoc linckia Bornet ex Bornet & Flahault

Gracilaria bursa-pastoris (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2015
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Fucus bursa-pastoris S.G.Gmelin 1768: 121, pl. VIII [8]: fig. 3 (as 'bursa pastoris' )

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 Gracilaria bursa-pastoris (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shepherd’s purse.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 157). Lectotype: original illustration (S.G.Gmelin, 1768, pl. VIII, fig. 3), in the absence of specimens (epitype) (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 206).

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.

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Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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