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Fucus pilulifer Turner

Publication details
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], [1]-164, [1]-2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
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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 Sargassum piluliferum (Turner) C.Agardh

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

Taxonomic notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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], [1]-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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References
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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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