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Fucus muricatus S.G.Gmelin

Publication details
Fucus muricatus S.G.Gmelin 1768: 111, pl. 6: 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.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eucheuma denticulatum (N.L.Burman) Collins & Hervey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered wiith short, hard points.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Indian Ocean (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 331). Lectotype (designated by Irvine): [illustration] "Fucus muricatus" in Gmelin, Hist. Fucorum: t. 6, f. 4. 1768: (Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 255).

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Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.

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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 18 September 2018.

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