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Fucus bifurcatus Gunnerus

Publication details
Fucus bifurcatus Gunnerus 1766: 96

Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1766). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-viii, 1-96, [4], 3 pls. Nidrosia [Trondheim] & Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Vinding & F.C. Pelt.

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 Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bifurcate.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Ofodienfibus in Norlandia" [Ofoten Fjord, Nordland, Norway] (Gunnerus 1766: 96). Lectotype: TRH (Wynne 2016: 1).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2016). Lectotypification of Fucus bifurcatus Gunnerus. Notulae Algarum 8: 1-3, 2 figs.

Created: 06 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 29 June 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Wynne, M.J. (2016). Lectotypification of Fucus bifurcatus Gunnerus. Notulae Algarum 8: 1-3, 2 figs.

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 19 December 2018.

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