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Fucus platycarpus Thuret, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus platycarpus Thuret 1851: 9, pl. II, nom. illeg.

Published in: Thuret, G. (1851). Recherches sur les zoospores des algues et les anthéridies des cryptogames. Suite. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Troisième Série, Botanique 16: 5-39, pls. I-XV.
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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 Fucus guiryi Zardi, Nicastro, E.S.Serrão & G.A.Pearson

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus platycarpus Turner, 1809 (= Botryoglossum platycarpum (Turner) Kützing)

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Zardi, G.I., Nicastro, K.R., Canovas, F., Costa, J.F., Serrão, E.A. & Pearson, G.A. (2011). Adaptive traits are maintained on steep selective gradients despite gene flow and hybridization in the intertidal zone. PLoS ONE 6(6): 1-13.

Key references
Agardh, J.G. (1868). Bidrag till kännedomen om Spetsbergens alger. Tilläg till föregående afhandling. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar, Nye Följd 7(8): [27] 28-49, pl. III.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Howe, M.A. (1905). Phycological studies - II. New Chlorophyceae, new Rhodophyceae and miscellaneous notes. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 32: 563-586, pls 23-29.

Created: 14 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 03 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Børgesen, F. (1909). Fucus spiralis Linné or Fucus platycarpus Thuret: a question of nomenclature. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 39: 105-119, pl. 9.
Sauvageau, C. (1908). Sur deux Fucus récoltés à Arcachon (Fucus platycarpus et Fucus lutarius). Bulletin de la Station Biologique d'Arcachon 11: 65-224.

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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 September 2018.

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