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Fucus babingtonii Harvey

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

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Fucus babingtonii Harvey
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

 

Brongniartella spinosissima (Harvey) Falkenberg

Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley Peter the Great Bay, Russia
© Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru)

Publication details
Fucus babingtonii Harvey 1860: 329

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
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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 Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley

Eponomy
Named for Charles Babington (1808-1895), Professor of Botany at Cambridge University (Stearn 1992).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "Japan (Dr. Babington in Herb. T.C.D.): rocks at Simoda; Hong Kong." (Harvey 1860: 329).

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Source of current name
Serrão, E.A., Alice, L.A. & Brawley, S.H. (1999). Evolution of the Fucaceae (Phaeophyceae) inferred from nrDNA-ITS. Journal of Phycology 35: 382-394, 5 figs, 4 tables.

Created: 21 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Yoshida, T. & Silva, P.C. (1992). On the identity of Fucus babingtonii Harvey (Fucales, Phaeophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 40: 121-124, 3 figs.

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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 09 December 2018.

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