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Fucus vesiculosus f. linearis (Hudson) H.T.Powell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Fucus vesiculosus f. linearis (Hudson) H.T.Powell Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; mid-shore rock platforms on Mytilus edulis
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus vesiculosus f. linearis (Hudson) H.T.Powell 1957: 416

Published in: Powell, H.T. (1957). Studies in the genus Fucus L. I. Fucus distichus L. emend. Powell. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 36: 407-432.

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

Basionym
Fucus linearis Hudson

Type information
Type locality: "In littoribus marinis passin"

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with little bladders or blisters (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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: 11 February 2007 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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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 21 September 2018.

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