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Fucus furcatus Esper, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus furcatus Esper 1800: 138 (err. pro 178), pl. XCV: figs 1-4, nom. illeg.

Published in: Esper, E.J.C. (1800). 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 4 pp. 167-217, Plates LXXXVIII-CXI. Nürnberg: Raspe.
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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 Fauchea repens (C.Agardh) Montagne & Bory

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), forked, furcate (Stearn 1992).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Taxonomisk litteratur och biogeografi av Skandinaviska rödalger och brunalger. pp. 1-280. Göteborg: Algologia.

Created: 08 July 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 17 August 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Anonymous (1863). Fucus furcatus Agardh, a new British seaweed. Journal of Botany, London 1: 283.

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Michael 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 22 September 2018.

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