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Fucus implexus Desfontaines

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

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Fucus implexus Desfontaines
La Rhianna, Andalucia, Spain. 23 Jul 2013. Francis Bunker. © Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com).

 

Enteromorpha bulbosa f. novae-hollandiae V.J.Chapman

Dictyota implexa (Desfontaines) J.V.Lamouroux La Rhianna, Andalucia, Spain
© Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com)

Publication details
Fucus implexus Desfontaines 1799: 423

Published in: Desfontaines, R. (1799). Flora atlantica, sive historia plantarum, quae in Atlante, agro Tunetano et Algeriensi crescunt. Tomus secundus. pp. 161-458, pls 181-261. Parisiis [Paris]: L.G. Desgranges.
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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 Dictyota implexa (Desfontaines) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), entangled, entwined, interwoven, interlaced (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Synonymy (De Clerck (2003)) follows Papenfuss (1944: 338-339).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Habitat in mare mediterraneo [Mediterranean Sea] (Desfontaines 1799: 423). Holotype: PC 0146187 (Tronholm et al. 2010: 1313, fig. 8A). Notes: Tronholm et al. (2010: 1313) select GENT FS 338 as epitype (fig. 8B) as epitype of Dictyota implexa (Desfontaines) Lamouroux.

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Source of current name
De Clerck, O. (2003). The genus Dictyota in the Indian Ocean. Opera Botanica Belgica 13: 1-205, 54 figs, 12 tables.

Key references
Tronholm, A., Steen, F., Tyberghein, L., Leliaert, F. Verbruggen, H., Siguan, M.A.R. & De Clerck, O. (2010). Species delimitation, taxonomy, and biogeography of Dictyota in Europe (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1301-1321.

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