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Fucus dichotomus Lepechin

Publication details
Fucus dichotomus Lepechin 1775: 479, pl. XX [20]

Published in: Lepechin, J. (1775). Quattuor Fucorum species descriptae. Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientarum imperialis Petropolitanae 19: 476-481, pls 20-23.

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 Fimbrifolium dichotomum (Lepechin) G.I.Hansen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Neotype locality: Cape Ann, at Good Harbour Beach, Massachusetts, USA (Hansen 1980: 208). Neotype: Gayle I. Hansen; 21 August 1976; FH (Hansen 1980: 208). Notes: Original type locality: "In littus maris Albi, quod incolis Terscoy audit"

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Source of current name
Hansen, G.I. (1980). A morphological study of Fimbrifolium, a new genus in the Cystocloniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 16: 207-217.

Created: 13 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 02 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Sauvageau, C. (1915). Sur une nouvelle espéce de Fucus, F. dichotomus Sauv. Compte Rendu Hebdomadaire des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences. Paris. 160: 11-14.

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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 24 September 2018.

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