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Fucus opuntia Goodenough & Woodward

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

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Fucus opuntia Goodenough & Woodward
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; turf at MHWN. 26 Jan 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus opuntia Goodenough & Woodward
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; turf at MHWN. 26 Jan 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus opuntia Goodenough & Woodward

 

Chrysymenia agardhii Harvey

Catenella opuntia (Goodenough & Woodward) Greville Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; turf at MHWN
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus opuntia Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 107, 219-220

Published in: Goodenough, S. & Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations on the British Fuci, with particular descriptions of each species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 84-235, pls 16-19.
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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 Catenella caespitosa (Withering) L.M.Irvine

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tenby, Pembroke, Wales (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 281).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 November 2018.

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