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Fucus comosus Labillardière

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

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Fucus comosus Labillardière
Lorne, Victoria, Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Fucus comosus Labillardière
Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia; beds below low water. 23 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus comosus Labillardière
Phyllospora comosa, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus comosus Labillardière
Phyllospora comosa, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus comosus Labillardière
Phyllospora comosa, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus comosus Labillardière
Phyllospora comosa, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus comosus Labillardière
Phyllospora comosa, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus comosus Labillardière
Phyllospora comosa, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus comosus Labillardière
Phyllospora comosa, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus comosus Labillardière
Phyllospora comosa, Fossil Island, Pirates Bay, Tasmania. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Plocamium procerum var. mertensii (Greville) Harvey

Phyllospora comosa (Labillardière) C.Agardh Phyllospora comosa, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus comosus Labillardière 1807: 112, pl. 258

Published in: Labillardière, J.J. (1807). Novae Hollandiae plantarum specimen Tomus secundus [parts 25, 26; pls 241-260]. . Parisiis [Paris]: ex typographiá Dominae Huzard.

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 Phyllospora comosa (Labillardière) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "ad capitis Van-Diemen" (Storm Bay, Tasmania) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 906). Type: FI (Womersley 1987: 347). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Ducker (1979b: 20) for further information regarding the type locality of this species.

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Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1839). Revision der Algengattung Macrocystis. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 19(1): 281-316, pls XXVI-XXVIII.

Key references
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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Verified by: 27 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2018.

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