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Fucus fragilis Forsskål

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

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Fucus fragilis Forsskål
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus fragilis Forsskål
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus fragilis Forsskål
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus fragilis Forsskål
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus fragilis Forsskål
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fucus fragilis Forsskål
Hawaii; regularly whorles filaments emerging from smooth calcification layer; scale 1 mm. 12 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fucus fragilis Forsskål
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Fucus fragilis Forsskål
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Fucus fragilis Forsskål
Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Ulva decorticata Woodward

Actinotrichia fragilis (Forsskål) Børgesen Tanzania
© Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)

Publication details
Fucus fragilis Forsskål 1775: 190

Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. [1]-32, [i]- xxxvi, ... [1]-219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
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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 Actinotrichia fragilis (Forsskål) Børgesen

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Mokha, Yemen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 104).

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Source of current name
Børgesen, F. (1932). A revision of Forsskål's algae mentioned in Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica and found in his herbarium in the Botanical Museum of the University of Copenhagen. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 8(2): 1-14, 4 figs, 1 plate.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.

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