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Fucus spinosus S.G.Gmelin

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

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Fucus spinosus S.G.Gmelin
New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; on lower-shore ledges; to 30 mm. 14 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus spinosus S.G.Gmelin
Trá an Dóilín, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. na Gaillimhe; lower intertidal rocks. 08 Mar 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus spinosus S.G.Gmelin
Graveyard Beach, Mweenish, Co. Galway; mid-level, large pools; common. 08 Apr 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus spinosus S.G.Gmelin
Dog's Bay, Roundstone, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants at low water. 27 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Avrainvillea longicaulis f. laxa D.S.Littler & Littler

Gelidium spinosum (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; on lower-shore ledges; to 30 mm
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus spinosus S.G.Gmelin 1768: 161, pl. 18: fig. 3

Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
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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 Gelidium spinosum (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiny.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "Mare mediterraneum et anglicum" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 141).

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Source of current name
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.

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

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