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Fucus acinaria S.G.Gmelin, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus acinaria S.G.Gmelin 1768: 99, nom. illeg.

Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 plates [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.
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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 Sargassum acinarium (Linnaeus) Setchell

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of berries or grapes; vessels or casks used for keeping grapes; also a substantative derived from the pre-Linnaean genus Acinaria.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: superfluous as it cites Fucus acinarius Linnaeus in synonymy; see Silva in Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 930-1). - (31 Mar 2009) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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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 25 September 2018.

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