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Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens
Petticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia. 04 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens
Petticoat Creek, Victoria, Australia. 04 Dec 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; Gerry Kraft writes: this "is a kind of indicator species of water movement and wave conditions. The more compact the laterals the rougher the water, as a general rule.". 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; Gerry Kraft writes: this "is a kind of indicator species of water movement and wave conditions. The more compact the laterals the rougher the water, as a general rule." . 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia.. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia.. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia.. 01 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; Gerry Kraft writes: this "is a kind of indicator species of water movement and wave conditions. The more compact the laterals the rougher the water, as a general rule."
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus subfarcinatus Mertens 1819: 184

Published in: Mertens, H. (1819). Mémoire sur plusieurs espèces de Fucus, nouvelles ou peu connues, observées dans la collection du Muséum. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle [Paris] 5: 172-190, pls 13-15.
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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 Cystophora subfarcinata (Mertens) J.Agardh

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tasmania (Mertens 1819: 184). Type: LD herb. alg. Agardh (fragments) (Womersley 1987: 400).

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Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 December 2018.

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