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Fucus acinarius Linnaeus

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

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Fucus acinarius Linnaeus
a. rama; b. filoide; c. cauloide; d. vesícula; e. receptáculo. Esquema: Lourdes Moreira..

 

Trachelomonas dangeardiana Deflandre

Sargassum acinarium (Linnaeus) Setchell a. rama; b. filoide; c. cauloide; d. vesícula; e. receptáculo. Esquema: Lourdes Moreira.
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Publication details
Fucus acinarius Linnaeus 1753: 1160

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
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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 Sargassum acinarium (Linnaeus) Setchell

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of berries or grapes; vessels or casks used for keeping grapes..

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "Habitat in Italia & Oceano australiori" (Linnaeus 1753: 1160). Notes: Silva , Basson & Moe (1996) recommmend consulting Setchell (1933: 209-210) for more information on the lectotype locality of this species.

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Key references
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.

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