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Fucus floccosus Esper

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

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Fucus floccosus Esper
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus floccosus Esper
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus floccosus Esper
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus floccosus Esper
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus floccosus Esper
Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Fucus floccosus Esper
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; lower intertidal. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus floccosus Esper
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; lower intertidal. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus floccosus Esper
False Klamath Cove, Del Norte County, California, USA; from mid intertidal pools, with Soranthera ulvoidea growing as an ephiphyte. 04 May 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

 

Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh

Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Fucus floccosus Esper 1802: 42, pl. CXXX: figs 1, 2

Published in: Esper, E.J.C. (1802). 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. Zweyter Theil. Part 1. pp. [1]-53 [sic], pls CXII-CXXXV. Nürnberg: Raspe.
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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 Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Trinidad, Humboldt Co., California, U.S.A. (Silva 1979: 330). Notes: Original description has "Nootkasund".

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Source of current name
Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

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Verified by: 14 June 2008 by M.D. 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 26 September 2018.

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