Fucus wrightii , nom. illeg.
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Fucus wrightii Turner, 1811. - (29 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Straits of Sangar, Japan." [Tsugaru Straits] (Harvey 1860: 329). Type: Wright; TCD?
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -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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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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 January 2019.