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Fucus decipiens R.Brown ex Turner

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

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Fucus decipiens R.Brown ex Turner
Kangaroo Island, South Australia. 20 Oct 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Peyssonnelia atlantica C.W.Schneider & Reading

Sargassum decipiens (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh Kangaroo Island, South Australia
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Publication details
Fucus decipiens R.Brown ex Turner 1811: 78-80, pl. 166

Published in: Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). 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 Phyllotricha decipiens (R.Brown ex Turner) R.R.M.Dixon & Huisman

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "At Port Dalrymple in New Holland. Mr. Brown." [Port Dalrymple, Tamar Estuary, Tasmania, Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 78). Type: BM (Womersley 1987: 424).

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Source of current name
Dixon, R.R.M., Huisman, J.M., Buchanan, J., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Spencer, P. (2012). A morphological and molecular study of austral Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) supports the recognition of Phyllotricha at genus level, with further additions to the genus Sargassopsis. Journal of Phycology 48(5): 1119-1129.

Key references
Goldberg, N.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Sargassum kendrickii (Fucales, Phaeophyceae), a new species of subgenus Phyllotrichia from southern Australia. Botanica Marina 47: 424-430.

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