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Fucus muscoides Forsskål, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus muscoides Forsskål 1775: 193, nom. illeg.

Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. [1]-32, [i]- xxxvi, ... [1]-219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
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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 Carradoriella elongata (Hudson) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling a moss (Neal 1993).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Fucus muscoides Linnaeus - (18 Nov 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Constantinople, Turkey (Forsskål 1775: 193).

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Source of current name
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.

Created: 30 October 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 March 2019 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Fuentes, J.M. & Niell, F.X. (1985). La entidad taxonómica de Fucus muscoides (Cotton) Feldmann: interpretación de un experimento de trasplante. Investigacion Pesquera 49(3): 435-438.
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2001). A muscoides-like Fucus from a Maine salt marsh: its origin, ecology and taxonomic implications. Rhodora 103(914): 172-201.
Wynne, M.J. & Magne, F. (1991). Concerning the name Fucus muscoides (Cotton) J. Feldmann et Magne. Cryptogamie, Algologie 12: 55-65.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2019.

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