Fucus anceps & Ward ex Carruthers
Fucus anceps Harvey & Ward ex Carruthers 1864: 54
Original publication: Carruthers, W. (1864). Note on the Kilkee Fucus. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 2: 54.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Fucus distichus Linnaeus
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), two-edged (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Coleman, M.A. & Brawley, S.H. (2005). Variability in temperature and historical patterns in reproduction in the Fucus distichus complex (Heterokontophyta, Phaeophyceae): implications for speciation and the collection of herbarium specimens. Journal of Phycology 41: 1110-1119.
Harvey, W.H. (1864). The Kilkee Fucus. Popular Science Review 3: 389.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=anceps
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Fucus&Species=anceps
Created: 22 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 April 2012 by Michael Guiry
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:108632