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Fucus spiniformis J.V.Lamouroux

Publication details
Fucus spiniformis J.V.Lamouroux 1805: 77-79, pl. 36: figs 3, 4 ('spinaeformis')

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1805). Dissertations sur plusieurs espèces de Fucus, peu connues ou nouvelles; avec leur description en latin et en français. pp. xxiv + 85, XXXVI plates. Agen & Paris: de l'Imprimerie de Raymond Nouvel & Chez Treuttel et Würtz.
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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 Gelidiella acerosa (Forsskål) Feldmann & Hamel

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Madagascar, Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 150).

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Meñez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.

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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 22 September 2018.

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