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Fucus minimus Hering

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

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Fucus minimus Hering
Hawaii; scale 10 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fucus minimus Hering
Hawaii; upper, subdichotomous branches showing hair tufts; scale 1 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fucus minimus Hering
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Fucus minimus Hering
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Giffordia bhimlipatnamensis V.Krishnamurthy & Baluswami

Chnoospora minima (Hering) Papenfuss Hawaii; scale 10 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Fucus minimus Hering 1841: 92

Published in: Hering, [K.] (1841). Diagnoses algarum novarum a cl. Dre. Ferdinand Krauss in Africa Australi lectarum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History [Series 1] 8: 90-92.
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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 Chnoospora minima (Hering) Papenfuss

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very little, very least (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Natal [Durban), South Africa] (Hering 1841: 92). Type: Ferdinand Krauss; HGB? (Hering 1841: 92). Notes: Lectotype: HBG024509, designated by Papenfuss, 1956 (SantiaƱez et al., 2018: 52)

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Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1956). Notes on South African marine algae. IV. Journal of South African Botany 22: 65-77.

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

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