Fucus spermophorus Linnaeus 1767: 719
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus & differentiis. Tomus II. Editio duodecima, reformata. pp. 533-1327  [+ 1-36]. Homiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.
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This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 902). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Turner (1809: 12, 14) for further information regarding the type locality of this species.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
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