Fucus wrightii Harvey 1860: 328, nom. illeg.
Original publication: 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 taxonomic synonym of Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Straits of Sangar, Japan." [Tsugaru Straits] (Harvey 1860: 329). Type: Wright; TCD?
Illegitimate: priority for Fucus wrightii Turner, 1811. - (29 Jan 2014) - M.D. Guiry
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=wrightii
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Fucus&Species=wrightii
Created: 07 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
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. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:111175