Fucus muricatus Turner
Fucus muricatus Turner 1808: 107, pl. 112, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Turner, D. (1808-1809). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. 2 pp. [i], -164, [1-2], pl. 72-134 (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 taxonomic synonym of Cystoseira trinodis (Forsskål) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered wiith short, hard points.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sunda Strait, Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 650). Notes: The plants figured by Turner were collected by Mr G. Watts.
Illegitimate: not F. muricatus S.G. Gmelin 1768. - (8 Feb 2011) - Wendy Guiry
Draisma, S.G.A., Ballesteros, E., Rousseau, F. & Thibaut, T. (2010). DNA sequence data demonstrate the polyphyly of the genus Cystoseira and other Sargassaceae genera (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1329-1345.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Fucus&species=muricatus
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=muricatus
Created: 04 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 February 2011 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.