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Fucus membranaceus Stackhouse, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus membranaceus Stackhouse 1795: 13, pl. VI, nom. illeg.

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1795). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 1. pp. i-viii, 1-30, pls I-VIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
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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 Dictyopteris polypodioides (A.P.De Candolle) J.V.Lamouroux

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: later homonym of Fucus polypodioides N.L.Burman, 1768 (Silva in Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 927). - (10 Mar 2009) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sidmouth, Devon, England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 584).

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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 17 December 2018.

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