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Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin

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

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Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Kazuyuki Shimoike. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin
1. Habit. 2. Upper subtidal (Con Dao Island, Vietnam).. 09 Mar 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova. © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin
Barrow Island. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin
KwaZulu-Natal. O. Dargent. © O. Dargent.

Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin
Hsiao-Liuchiu island, Pingtong County, Taiwan. 1993. 5. 13. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin
Augusta, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Caulerpa pickeringii Harvey & Bailey

Hormophysa cuneiformis (J.F.Gmelin) P.C.Silva Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Fucus cuneiformis J.F.Gmelin 1792: 1389

Published in: Gmelin, J.F. (1792). Caroli a Linné...Systema naturae per regna tria naturae. Vol. 2, part 2 pp. 885-1661. Leipzig.

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 Hormophysa cuneiformis (J.F.Gmelin) P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
(Latin), wedge-shaped or narrow below and wide above.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Lipkin & Silva (2002: 48) note that this is a new name (Fucus articulatus Forsskal 1775: 191, not F. articulatus S.G. Gmelin 1768: 77). - (15 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: As Suways (Suez), Egypt (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 48). Type: P. Forsskål; C (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 48).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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
Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Created: 27 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2018.

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