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Fucus aculeatus Esper, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus aculeatus Esper 1798: pl. 33, nom. illeg.

Published in: Esper, E.J.C. (1798). Icones fucorum cum characteribus systematicis, synonimis (sic) auctorum et descriptionibus novarum specierum. Abbildungen der Tange mit beygefügten systematischen Kennzeichen, Anführungen der Schriftsteller, und Beschribungen der neuen Gattungen. Vol. Erster Theil, Part 2 pp. 55-126, Plates XXV-LXIII. Nürnberg: Raspe.

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 Cystoseira usneoides (Linnaeus) M.Roberts

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Fucus aculeatus Linnaeus. - (20 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 29 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 November 2017 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 16 November 2018.

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