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Fucus corniculatus Wulfen, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus corniculatus Wulfen in Jacquin 1786: 358, nom. illeg.

Published in: Jacquin, N.J. (1787 '1786'). Collectanea ad botanicam, chemiam, et historiam naturalem spectantia, cum figuris Vol. I. pp. [1]-386, pls 1-22. Vindobonae [Vienna]: ex officina Wappleriana.

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 Cystoseira abies-marina (S.G.Gmelin) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), having a horned capsule.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: included Fucus abies-marina S.G.Gmelin, 1768 as a synonym, making it a superfluous name. - (27 Sep 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Esper, E.J.C. (1799). Icones fucorum cum characteribus systematicis, synonimis (sic) auctorum et descriptionibus novarum specierum. Abbildungen der Tange mit beygefügten systematischen Kennzeichen, Anführungen der Schriftsteller, und Beschribungen der neuen Gattungen. Erster Theil. Part 3. pp. 127-166, Plates LXIV-LXXXVII. Nürnberg: Raspe.

Created: 27 September 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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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 26 September 2018.

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