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Fucus muscoides Hudson, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus muscoides Hudson 1762: 470, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1762). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, ofììcinalibus pharmacopoeorum. pp. [i]-viii, [1- 8], 1-506, [1-22, ind.]. Londini [London]: Impensis auctoris: Prostant venales apud J. Nourse in the Strand, et C. Moran in Covent-Garden.
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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 Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling a moss (Neal 1993).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus muscoides Linnaeus - (18 Nov 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 30 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 23 September 2004 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.)

Fuentes, J.M. & Niell, F.X. (1985). La entidad taxonómica de Fucus muscoides (Cotton) Feldmann: interpretación de un experimento de trasplante. Investigacion Pesquera 49(3): 435-438.
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2001). A muscoides-like Fucus from a Maine salt marsh: its origin, ecology and taxonomic implications. Rhodora 103(914): 172-201.
Wynne, M.J. & Magne, F. (1991). Concerning the name Fucus muscoides (Cotton) J. Feldmann et Magne. Cryptogamie, Algologie 12: 55-65.

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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 17 November 2018.

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