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Fucus caespitosus Stackhouse, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus caespitosus Stackhouse 1795: 59-60, pl. XII, nom. illeg.

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1795). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 1. pp. i-viii, 1-30, pls I-VIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
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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 Gelidium corneum var. caespitosum (Turner) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: various in Cornwall, England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 136).

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Key references
Esper, E.J.C. (1808). 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. Zweyter Theil. Part 3 pp. 103-132, CLVIII-CLXIX. N├╝rnberg.

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