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Fucus elongatus Linnaeus

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

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Fucus elongatus Linnaeus
lower intertidal, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus elongatus Linnaeus
with Bifurcaria bifurcata, lower intertidal, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus elongatus Linnaeus
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, Ireland. 24 Jun 2015. Ger Morgan. © Ger Morgan.

Fucus elongatus Linnaeus
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Fucus elongatus Linnaeus
Himanthalia elongata, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus elongatus Linnaeus
Himanthalia elongata, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus elongatus Linnaeus
Himanthalia elongata, lower intertidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus elongatus Linnaeus
Himanthalia elongata, lower intertidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus elongatus Linnaeus
Ría de Camariñas, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus elongatus Linnaeus
Ría de Camariñas, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Himanthalia elongata (Linnaeus) S.F.Gray Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Barizo, 2005, intertidal; with Chondrus crispus
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Fucus elongatus Linnaeus 1753: 1159

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
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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 Himanthalia elongata (Linnaeus) S.F.Gray

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Habitat inter Angliam & Hispaniam [Living between England and Spain] (Linnaeus 1753: 1159).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.

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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