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Fucus acanthophorus J.V.Lamouroux

Publication details
Fucus acanthophorus J.V.Lamouroux 1805: 61, pl. XXX; pl. XXXI: fig. 1

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1805). Dissertations sur plusieurs espèces de Fucus, peu connues ou nouvelles; avec leur description en latin et en français. pp. xxiv + 85, XXXVI plates. Agen & Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Raymond Nouvel & Chez Treuttel et Würtz.
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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 Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen

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

Nomenclatural notes
Acanthophora thierryi Lamouroux 1813 (INA). - (22 Jul 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Amérique septentrionale (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 471).

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Key references
Jong, Y.S.D.M. de, Hitipeuw, C. & Prud'Homme van Reine, W.F. (1999). A taxonomic, phylogenetic and biogeographic study of the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Blumea 44: 217-249.

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.

Created: 14 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 July 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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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 25 September 2018.

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