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Fucus compressus C.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus compressus C.Agardh 1824: 279, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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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 Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.SerrĂ£o, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
New name: Fucoideum compressum. - (2 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: California, Monterey ["In mari australi"] (Silva 1996-to date). Type: T. Haenke (Malaspina Expedition); LD (Silva 1996-to date

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Created: 02 June 2010 by Wendy 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 21 November 2018.

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