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Fucus albidus Esper, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus albidus Esper 1800: 147-148 (err. pro 187-188), pl. C: figs 1, 2, 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 Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) M.Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & W.F.Farnham

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat white, whitish (Stearn 1973).

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 08 August 2001 by M.D. Guiry

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 17 October 2018.

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