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Fucus linearis Hudson

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

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Fucus linearis Hudson
Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis Fountainstown, Co. Cork. 25 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus linearis Hudson
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; receptacles with incruved apices. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus linearis Hudson
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; mid-shore rock platforms on Mytilus edulis. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus linearis Hudson
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; mid-shore rock platforms on Mytilus edulis. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus linearis Hudson
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; mid-shore rock platforms on Mytilus edulis. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus linearis Hudson
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; upper intertidal rocks. Identity somewhat dubious. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

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Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis Fountainstown, Co. Cork
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus linearis Hudson 1762: 467

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1762). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, ofììcinalibus pharmacopoeorum. pp. [i]-viii, [1- 8], 1-506, [1-22, ind.]. Londini [London]: Impensis auctoris: Prostant venales apud J. Nourse in the Strand, et C. Moran in Covent-Garden.
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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 Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
“which is ‘a narrow form of F. vesiculosus L.’ Powell (1957: 416)” (Athanasiadis, 1996: 226)

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "In littoribus marinis passin"

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Taxonomisk litteratur och biogeografi av Skandinaviska rödalger och brunalger. pp. 1-280. Göteborg: Algologia.

Created: 29 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Gorostiaga, J.M. (1994). Fucus chalonii or Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis?. The Phycologist 37: 43-44.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2018.

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