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Fucus furcellatus Linnaeus

Publication details
Fucus furcellatus Linnaeus 1763: 1631

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1763). Species plantarum. Vol. 2 pp. 785-1684 (+ 1-64). Stockholm.

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 Furcellaria lumbricalis (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.

Created: 13 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 29 March 2012 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 18 October 2018.

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