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Fucus articulatus S.G.Gmelin

Publication details
Fucus articulatus S.G.Gmelin 1768: 77

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), articulated, jointed (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
“In the absence of a type specimen, a definitive identification is not possible.” (Silva in Silva, Meñez & Moe, 1987: 131).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Oceanus Indicus" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 901).

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Key references
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.

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