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Fucus wrightii Harvey, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus wrightii Harvey 1860: 328, nom. illeg.

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
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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 Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.SerrĂ£o, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley

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

Taxonomic notes
Illegitimate: priority for Fucus wrightii Turner, 1811. - (29 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Straits of Sangar, Japan." [Tsugaru Straits] (Harvey 1860: 329). Type: Wright; TCD?

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Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Created: 07 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kajiwara, T., Katayama, S., Abe, M. & Hatanaka, A. (1984). Male gamete-attracting activities of hermaphrodite brown algae Pelvetia wrightii and Fucus evanescens. Bulletin of the Japanese Society of Scientific Fisheries 50: 1953.

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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 24 September 2018.

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