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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.
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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 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).

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.

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.

Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in 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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