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Fucus rigidus Vahl, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus rigidus Vahl 1802: 46, nom. illeg.

Published in: Vahl, M. (1802). Endeel kryptogamiske Planter fra St.-Croix. Skrifter af Naturhistorie-Selskabet, Kiøbenhavn 5(2): 29-47.
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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 Gelidiella acerosa (Forsskål) Feldmann & Hamel

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Fucus rigidus Turra, 1780, q.v., "a name of unknown application" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 150). - (30 Aug 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 15 November 2018.

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