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Fucus lividus Turner

Publication details
Fucus lividus Turner 1819: 140-141, pl. 254

Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], [1]-153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

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 Sarcothalia livida (Turner) Hommersand

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

Nomenclatural notes
Date is 1819 in Hommersand et al. (1993: 113) and in Index Nominum Algarum. - (9 Jul 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Southern Ocean" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 293). Type: BM (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113). Notes: New Zealand (Hommersand et al. 1993: 113).

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Key references
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

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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 18 November 2018.

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