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Fucus corneus var. attenuatus Turner

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

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Fucus corneus var. attenuatus Turner
Gelidium attenuatum, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus corneus var. attenuatus Turner
Gelidium attenuatum, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus corneus var. attenuatus Turner
Gelidium attenuatum, lower intertidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus corneus var. attenuatus Turner
San Pedro, Galicia, Spain, 2007. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus corneus var. attenuatus Turner
San Pedro, Galicia, Spain, 2007. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus corneus var. attenuatus Turner
Bastiagueiro becah, Galicia, Spain, 2008. 08 Nov 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Acrocarpus pusillus (Stackhouse) Kützing

Gelidium attenuatum (Turner) Thuret San Pedro, Galicia, Spain, 2007
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Fucus corneus var. attenuatus Turner 1819: 166, pl. 257: figs m-o (as 'attenuata' )

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 Gelidium attenuatum (Turner) Thuret

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
G. spinulosum ? (Dixon, 1959: 345). - (3 Oct 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: probably Spain (Dixon 1959: 345). Type: pobably received from Clement O Cabrera; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Dixon 1959: 345).

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Source of current name
Bornet, E. (1892). Les algues de P.-K.-A. Schousboe. Mémoires de la Société des Sciences Naturelles et Mathématiques de Cherbourg 28: 165-376, pls I-III.

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Wendy 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 September 2018.

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