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Fucus cactoides Turner

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

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Fucus cactoides Turner
Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; rock pool. 18 Nov 2013. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (michael.guiry@algaebase.org).

Fucus cactoides Turner

Fucus cactoides Turner
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Publication details
Fucus cactoides Turner 1809: 89-90, pl. 171

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 Caulerpa cactoides (Turner) C.Agardh

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "southern coast of New Holland" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 815). Type: R. Brown; BM (Womersley 1984: 269).

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Created: 16 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 26 September 2018.

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