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Fucus plocamium S.G.Gmelin, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus plocamium S.G.Gmelin 1768: 159, nom. illeg.

Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
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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 Plocamium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) P.S.Dixon

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

Nomenclatural notes
This name is illegitimate as it involves an unwarranted change of name.

1768: pl. 16, fig. 1 (INA). - (1 Oct 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Saunders, G.W. & Lehmkuhl, K.V. (2005). Molecular divergence and morphological diversity among four cryptic species of Plocamium (Plocamiales, Florideophyceae) in northern Europe. European Journal of Phycology 40: 293-312.

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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 17 October 2018.

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