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Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Saccorhiza polyschides, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus
Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus
British Columbia; zoospores showing stigmata. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

 

Ectocarpus pumilus Zanardini

Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux Desmarestia aculeata, subtidal with Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus 1763: 1632

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1763). Species plantarum. Vol. 2 pp. 785-1684 (+ 1-64). Stockholm.

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 Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: between England and France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 901).

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Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.

Key references
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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