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Fucus vermicularis Turner, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus vermicularis Turner 1815: 61, pl. 221, nom. illeg.

Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], [1]-153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

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 Ahnfeltiopsis vermicularis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Fucus vermicularis S.G.Gmelin 1768. - (9 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: unknown (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 318).

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Verified by: 09 November 2017 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 November 2018.

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