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Fucus distichus f. edentatus (Bachelot de la Pylaie) Petrov

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus


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Fucus distichus f. edentatus (Bachelot de la Pylaie) Petrov
Nudibranch Pt., Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).


Publication details
Fucus distichus f. edentatus (Bachelot de la Pylaie) Petrov 1965: 68

Published in: Petrov, J.E. (1965). Fucus distichus L. emend. Powell et Fucus evanescens C. Ag. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum non Vascularium 2: 64-70.

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 Fucus distichus subsp. edentatus (Bachelot de La Pylaie) H.T.Powell

Fucus edentatus Bachelot de la Pylaie

Type information
Syntype localities: "Cette espèce vit sur les rochers de la côte extérieur de l'îles St.-Pierre, depuis la partiemeridionale jusqu'au Nord-Ouest : je l'ai rencontée à Miclon sur les rochers situés a I'ex­tremite orientale de la chaîne des montagnes de Mirande; et dans la partie Nord-Est de Terre-Neuve, à la Baie-aux-Lièvres, aux environs du Quirpont etc.; je la crois répandue tout autour de l'île. (Bachelot de la Pylaie 1830: 84). Type: PC?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), arranged in two opposite rows (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Powell, H.T. (1957). Studies in the genus Fucus L. I. Fucus distichus L. emend. Powell. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 36: 407-432.

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Verified by: 27 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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

McLachlan, J. (1974). Effects of temperature and light on growth and development of embryos of Fucus edentatus and F. distichus ssp. distichus. Canadian Journal of Botany 52: 943-951.
Powell, H.T. (1981). The occurrence of Fucus distichus subsp. edentatus in Macduff harbour, Scotland — the first record for mainland Britain. British Phycological Journal 16: 139.
Strömgren, T. (1985). Effect of light on apical length growth of Fucus distichus ssp. edentatus (Phaeophyta).. Marine Biology, Berlin 86: 263-269.
Thom, R.M. (1983). Spatial and temporal patterns of Fucus distichus ssp. edentatus (de la Pyl.) Pow. (Phaeophyceae: Fucales) in central Puget Sound. Botanica Marina 26: 471-486.

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