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Fucus lanceolatus Withering, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus lanceolatus Withering 1796: 162, nom. illeg.

Published in: Withering, W. (1796). An arrangement of British plants; according to the latest improvements of the Linnaean system. To which is prefixed, an easy introduction to the study of botany. Illustrated by copper plates. The third edition, in four volumes. Vol. IV pp. [i-iii], [i]-418 [p. 418 in some copies err. numbered 420], pls XVII, XVIII, XXXI [sic]. Birmingham & London: Printed for the Author, by M. Swinney; Sold by C.G. & J. Robinson [etc.].
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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 Calliblepharis jubata (Goodenough & Woodward) K├╝tzing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lance-shaped.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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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 17 November 2018.

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