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Fucus compressus Esper

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

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Fucus compressus Esper
Madeira, with Hypnea musciformis (left of centre). Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Fucus compressus Esper
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Fucus compressus Esper
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; specimens at low water mark. 16 Apr 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Fucus compressus Esper
Calafuria, Livorno, italy; forming large population at low water mark. 16 Apr 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Fucus compressus Esper
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; forming large population at low water mark. 16 Apr 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

 

Ulva fistulosa Hudson

Cystoseira compressa (Esper) Gerloff & Nizamuddin Madeira
© Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com )

Publication details
Fucus compressus Esper 1799: 152, pl. LXXVII: figs 1-3

Published in: 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.

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 compressa (Esper) Gerloff & Nizamuddin

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Adriatischen Meers" (Esper 1799: 152). Type: Wulfen; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Adriatic.

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Source of current name
Gómez Garreta, A., Barcelo i Martí, M.C., Ribera Siguán, M.A. & Rull Lluch, J. (2001). Cystoseira C. Agardh. In: Flora Phycologica Iberica Vol. 1 Fucales. (Gómez Garreta, A. Eds) Vol.1, pp. 99-166. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia.

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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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