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Fucus erinaceus Turner

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

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Fucus erinaceus Turner
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus erinaceus Turner
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus erinaceus Turner
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus erinaceus Turner
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus erinaceus Turner
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus erinaceus Turner
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus erinaceus Turner
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus erinaceus Turner
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; on rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus erinaceus Turner
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; intertidal rock. 20 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; on rock
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus erinaceus Turner 1807: 55-56, pl. 26

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 Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly or hedgehog-like.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 112).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 July 2019.

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