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Fucus albus Esper, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus albus Esper 1798: pl. LI [51], nom. illeg.

Published in: Esper, E.J.C. (1798). Icones fucorum cum characteribus systematicis, synonimis (sic) auctorum et descriptionibus novarum specierum. Abbildungen der Tange mit beygefügten systematischen Kennzeichen, Anführungen der Schriftsteller, und Beschribungen der neuen Gattungen. Vol. Erster Theil, Part 2 pp. 55-126, Plates XXV-LXIII. Nürnberg: Raspe.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), white.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Fucus albus Hudson, 1762. - (20 Nov 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 08 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 20 November 2017 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 13 November 2018.

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