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Fucus tridens Mertens ex Turner

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

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Fucus tridens Mertens ex Turner
Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r.

Fucus tridens Mertens ex Turner
Map Reef, Perth, Western Australia. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Dictyomenia tridens (Mertens ex Turner) Greville Map Reef, Perth, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Fucus tridens Mertens ex Turner 1811: 142-143, pl. 255

Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
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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 Dictyomenia tridens (Mertens ex Turner) Greville

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

Nomenclatural notes
1819: pl. 255 (Womersley 2003: 345). 1819: 142, pl. 255 (Index Nominum Algarum). - (9 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: New Holland (Western Australia) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 489). Holotype: Péron; BM (Womersley 2003: 345). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by C. Agardh (1822: 373). Type from “Coast of New Holland” (Péron): probably from SE Australia ; holotype in BM, illustrated by Turner (Womersley, 2003: 345).

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Verified by: 09 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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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 23 September 2018.

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