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Fucodium compressum J.Agardh

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

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Fucodium compressum J.Agardh
Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, California, USA. Middle zone.. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Fucodium compressum J.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucodium compressum J.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Navicula lateropunctata J.H.Wallace

Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, California, USA. Middle zone.
© National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication details
Fucodium compressum J.Agardh 1848: 204, 355

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fucodium is Fucodium nodosum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
New name for Fucus compressus C. Agardh 1824 (nom. illeg.) [Index Nominum Algarum]. - (2 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Monterey Peninsula, Caifornia. (Silva 1979: 338).

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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: 02 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.

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