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Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus

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

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Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus
Santa Barbara, California; from Left: David Young, Don Kapraun, Rick Wetherbee, Don Ott; August 1977. 26 Mar 2018. G.T. Kraft. © G.T. Kraft.

Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus
Postels and Ruprecht (1840). 25 Sep 2015. unknown. © expired.

Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus
Macrocystis pyrifera, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus
Macrocystis pyrifera, Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus
Macrocystis pyrifera. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Polysiphonia exilis Harvey

Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh Saunders Island, Falkland Islands. Many Macrocystis pyrifera holdfasts are cast up onto the beach.
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Publication details
Fucus pyrifer Linnaeus 1771: 311 (as 'pyriferus' )

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1771). Mantissa plantarum altera Generum editionis VI., & Specierum editionis II. pp. [i-vi], [143] - 587 [588 = Addenda]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
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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 Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: ‘in oceano AEthiopico’ (South Atlantic Ocean) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 641). Type: LINN 1274.59? (Womersley 1987: 328). Notes: In LINN, 1274.59? (see Womersley (1954a: 111)).

Created: 06 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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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 21 September 2018.

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