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Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing
Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis Fountainstown, Co. Cork. 25 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; receptacles with incruved apices. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; mid-shore rock platforms on Mytilus edulis. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; mid-shore rock platforms on Mytilus edulis. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; mid-shore rock platforms on Mytilus edulis. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; upper intertidal rocks. Identity somewhat dubious. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Fucus vesiculosus f. linearis (Hudson) H.T.Powell Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; upper intertidal rocks. Identity somewhat dubious
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis (Hudson) Kützing 1849: 589

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus linearis Hudson

Type information
Type locality: "In littoribus marinis passin"

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with little bladders or blisters (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus linearis Hudson 1762
Fucus vesiculosus f. linearis (Hudson) H.T.Powell 1957

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus vesiculosus var. evesiculosus Cotton 1912

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 19 April 2001 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 September 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Gorostiaga, J.M. (1994). Fucus chalonii or Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis?. The Phycologist 37: 43-44.

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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 20 October 2018.

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