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Fucus zosteroides Turner, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus zosteroides Turner 1819: 83, pl. 231, nom. illeg.

Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], [1]-153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
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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 Cystoseira zosteroides (Turner) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Zostera, a sea-grass.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Although this names is technically a later homonym of Fucus zosteroides J.V. Lamouroux, this latter name (q.v.) was illegitimate because of an unwarranted change of epithet, which allows the Turner name to be used.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2019.

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