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Fucus flavicans Mertens

Publication details
Fucus flavicans Mertens 1819: 179-180

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 Sargassum flavicans (Mertens) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), becoming yellow or yellowish.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 672). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting J. Agardh (1848b: 305) for more information on the type locality of this species.

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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 23 September 2018.

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