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Fucus variabilis Goodenough & Woodward

Publication details
Fucus variabilis Goodenough & Woodward 1797: 220

Published in: Goodenough, S. & Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations on the British Fuci, with particular descriptions of each species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 84-235, pls 16-19.
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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 Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silva

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of name for Fucus confervoides Husdon? - (20 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 05 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. 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 17 December 2018.

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