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Fucus evanescens var. edentatus (De La Pylaie) Strömfelt

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

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Fucus evanescens var. edentatus (De La Pylaie) Strömfelt
Habit. Photo kindly given by M.V. Sukhoveeva (plant collected in the Okhotsk Sea, Russia).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Fucus evanescens var. edentatus (De La Pylaie) Strömfelt
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus evanescens var. edentatus (De La Pylaie) Strömfelt
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Fucus evanescens var. edentatus (De La Pylaie) Strömfelt
Glücksburg (near Flensburg), Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Baltic Sea, 1.5m depth. 27 Dec 2004. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

 

Ahnfeltiopsis fastigiata J.A.Lewis & Womersley

Fucus evanescens C.Agardh Glücksburg (near Flensburg), Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Baltic Sea, 1.5m depth
© Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de)

Publication details
Fucus evanescens var. edentatus (De La Pylaie) Strömfelt 1886: 35

Published in: Strömfelt, H.F.G. (1886). Om algvegetationen vid Islands Kuster. pp. 1-89. Göteborg: Akademisk Afhandling.

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 Fucus distichus subsp. evanescens (C.Agardh) H.T.Powell

Basionym
Fucus evanescens C.Agardh

Type information
Syntype localities: Ad Sachalien, Tilesius ; ad Kamtschatka, Chamisso; unde specimina communicaverunt. (Agardh 1820: 219). Lectotype: Agardh’s (1820, pl. 13) illustration (epitype) (Powell 1957 Notes: Wynne (2010: 40) writes" Fucus evanescens was first described by C.Agardh (1820) based on a pair of syntype collections, one made by Tilesius at Sakhalin while on the 'Nadesda', the voyage of 1803–1806 under the command of Adam Krusenstern, and the second collection made at Kamchatka by Chamisso on the later Romanzof Expedition of 1815–1818 under the command of Otto von Kotzebue (Wynne 2009b). The following year, (C.Agardh 1821, pl. XIII) depicted the Kamchatkan specimen collected by Chamisso. Gardner (1922, pl. I, fig. 2) reproduced C. Agardh’s (1821) pl. XIII. Gardner (1922: 52) stated that Setchell examined the type specimen of F. evanescens, No. 00299 in the Agardh Herbarium in Lund. Rice & Chapman (1985) examined that specimen and concluded that it "bears little resemblance to C.Agardh’s illustration (1821) and therefore is not a suitable lectotype." They concurred with Powell’s (1957) earlier designation of the type of F. evanescens as C.Agardh’s illustration (1821, pl. XIII)."

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), vanishing, passing away, quickly disappearing or fadin, lasing only a short time (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Powell, H.T. (1957). Studies in the genus Fucus L. I. Fucus distichus L. emend. Powell. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 36: 407-432.

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