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Fucus pristoides Turner

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

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Fucus pristoides Turner
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Fucus pristoides Turner
Boulders, Simon's Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal. 22 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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

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

Fucus pristoides Turner
Boulders, Simon's Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal clumps. 22 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus pristoides Turner
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Fucus pristoides Turner
South Africa; harvester. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Fucus pristoides Turner
South Africa; harvesting. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Fucus pristoides Turner
South Africa; harvester. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing South Africa; harvesting
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Fucus pristoides Turner 1807: 83, pl. 39

Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], [1]-164, [1]-2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
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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 Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 142).

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Source of current name
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (2002). A reassessment and reclassification of species in the genera Onikusa Akatsuka and Suhria J. Agardh ex Endlicher (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Botanica Marina 45: 548-558.

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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 19 September 2018.

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