Fucus pilulifer Turner
Fucus pilulifer Turner 1808: 145, pl. 65
Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. I pp. [i, iii], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum piluliferum (Turner) C.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Combination also proposed by Turner, 1819. Fuci 4:95; pl. 236, but it was illegitimate: not Fucus pilulifer Turner, 1808. See Fucus globulifer Turner, 1819 and Rhodomela pilulifera Greville, 1830, illeg. [INA] - (14 Apr 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Harbour at Nangasaki. Dr. Horner" [Nagasaki, Japan] (Turner 1807-1808: 145). Type: BM-K (Yoshida 1998: 399).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], -168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Created: 08 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Agardh, C.A. (1815). Anmårkningar om Fucus Pilulifer Turn. och beskrifning af tvenne nya dermed nårslågtade arter. Kungliga Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar 1815: 241-245.
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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 20 August 2019.