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Fucus filicinus Wulfen, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus filicinus Wulfen in Jacquin 1791: 157, species CCXCVII, pl. 15: fig. 2, nom. illeg.

Published in: Jacquin, N.J. (1791 '1789'). Collectanea ad botanicam, chemiam, et historiam naturalem, spectantia cum figuris. Vol. III. In: . ( Eds), pp. [1]-306. Vindobonae [Vienna]: Ex Officina Wappleriana.

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 Grateloupia filicina (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fern-like (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Fucus filicinus Hudson, 1762. - (11 Feb 2007) - Wendy Guiry

Two dates given In INA: 1789 and 1791 but 1789 only as 'image'. 1789, t. 15, f. 2 cited by Dixon (1959: 348). - (3 Oct 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Trieste, Italy (South & Skelton 2003: 726). Type: Wulfen 1789, t. 15, f. 2: (Dixon 1959: 351).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

Key references
Dixon, P.S. (1959). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Florideae. I. Botaniska Notiser 112: 339-352.

Jacquin, N.J. (1791 '1789'). Collectanea ad botanicam, chemiam, et historiam naturalem, spectantia cum figuris. Vol. III. In: . ( Eds), pp. [1]-306. Vindobonae [Vienna]: Ex Officina Wappleriana.

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.

Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

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