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Fucus scalpelliformis R.Brown ex Turner

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

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Fucus scalpelliformis R.Brown ex Turner
Okha, Devbhoomi Dwarka district, Gujarat state, India. 11 Jul 2019. Haresh Kalasariya (hareshahir22@gmail.com). © Haresh Kalasariya.

Fucus scalpelliformis R.Brown ex Turner
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Fucus scalpelliformis R.Brown ex Turner

Fucus scalpelliformis R.Brown ex Turner
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Fucus scalpelliformis R.Brown ex Turner
Marmion, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Mallomonas tolerans Asmund & J.Kristiansen

Caulerpa scalpelliformis (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh Cape Peron, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Fucus scalpelliformis R.Brown ex Turner 1809: 95-96, pl. 174

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 Caulerpa scalpelliformis (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: southern coast of Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 838). Type: R. Brown; BM (Womersley 1984: 258).

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.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1984). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part I. pp. 329, 102 figs, 16 plates. Adelaide: Government Printer, South Australia.

Created: 09 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 July 2019.

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