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Fucus pavonius Linnaeus, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus pavonius Linnaeus 1759: 1345, nom. illeg.

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1759). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Editio decima revisa. Vol. 2 pp. 825-1384. Holmiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
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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 Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet for Fucus pavonicus Linnaeus. - (1 Mar 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Silva, P.C., MeƱez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.

Key references
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.

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Verified by: 31 January 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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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 24 September 2018.

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