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Fucus vermicularis S.G.Gmelin

Publication details
Fucus vermicularis S.G.Gmelin 1768: 162, pl. 18: fig. 4

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.

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
May be Gastroclonium ovatum. - (9 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 09 December 2018.

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