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Fucus caudatus Labillardière

Publication details
Fucus caudatus Labillardière 1807: 113, pl. 259: fig. 1

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 Perithalia caudata (Labillardière) Womersley

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), caudate, i.e., ending with a tail-like appendage (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Womersley (1987: 285) cites this as Fucus caudatus.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape van Dieman, S.E. Tasmania (Womersley 1987: 286). Type: FI (Womersley 1987: 286).

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1967). A critical survey of the marine algae of southern Australia. II. Phaeophyta. Australian Journal of Botany 15: 189-270, 6 figs.

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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 15 October 2018.

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