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Fucus cupressoides Vahl

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

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Fucus cupressoides Vahl
recolectada en la zona Los Colorados, asociada a praderas de Thalassya testudinum. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

Fucus cupressoides Vahl
Ecad elegans. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 30 m deep. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus cupressoides Vahl
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep in the sun. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus cupressoides Vahl
Ecad elegans. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 32 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus cupressoides Vahl
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 2 m deep in the sun. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus cupressoides Vahl
1. Habit. 2. Fragment of branch with branchlet. 3. Habit (in aquarium, Okinawa Island, Japan). 01 Jan 0001. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Fucus cupressoides Vahl
Lord Howe Island, Australia; with Aplysia seaslug. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus cupressoides Vahl
Lord Howe Island, Australia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus cupressoides Vahl
Lord Howe Island, Australia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus cupressoides Vahl
Lord Howe Island, Australia. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Chondrus crispus f. aequalis (Goodenough & Woodward) Rosenvinge

Caulerpa cupressoides (Vahl) C.Agardh Ecad elegans. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 32 m deep
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Fucus cupressoides Vahl 1802: 38

Published in: Vahl, M. (1802). Endeel kryptogamiske Planter fra St.-Croix. Skrifter af Naturhistorie-Selskabet, Kiøbenhavn 5(2): 29-47.
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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 Caulerpa cupressoides (Vahl) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
(Latin), cypress-like or resembling cypress.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Silva et al. (1996: 815) cite the authority as Vahl 1802. However, Vahl (1802: 38) cites a West manuscript as the source of the name. - (16 Aug 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: St Croix, Virgin Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 815).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.

Key references
Esper, E.J.C. (1808). Icones fucorum cum characteribus systematicis, synonimis (sic) auctorum et descriptionibus novarum specierum. Abbildungen der Tange mit beygefügten systematischen Kennzeichen, Anführungen der Schriftsteller, und Beschribungen der neuen Gattungen. Vol. Zweyter Theil. Part 3 pp. 103-132, CLVIII-CLXIX. Nürnberg.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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Wendy 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 13 November 2018.

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