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Fucus aculeatus var. muscoides Turner

Publication details
Fucus aculeatus var. muscoides Turner 1802

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), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.

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