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Fucus digitatus Hudson

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

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Fucus digitatus Hudson
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore; 10.5 mm. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus digitatus Hudson
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore; 10.5 mm. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus digitatus Hudson
Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore in very exposed gully with crustose corallines. 25 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus digitatus Hudson
Giant's Causeaway, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland; plants in pools. 07 Aug 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus digitatus Hudson
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants at MLWS; blue-rayed limpet on stipe; with Palmaria palmata. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus digitatus Hudson
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants at MLWS; young holdfast attaching to crustose corallines. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus digitatus Hudson
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants at MLWS; young holdfast attaching to crustose corallines. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus digitatus Hudson
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; MLWS plants; 16-mm lens; with the kelp-eating White Urchin echinus esculentus. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus digitatus Hudson
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; MLWS plants; 16-mm lens; collecting for content analysis; Stefan Kraan and Anna Soler. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Fucus digitatus Hudson
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; exposed plants at low water. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; zoosporangial sori on blade
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus digitatus Hudson 1762: 474

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1762). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, ofììcinalibus pharmacopoeorum. pp. [i]-viii, [1- 8], 1-506, [1-22, ind.]. Londini [London]: Impensis auctoris: Prostant venales apud J. Nourse in the Strand, et C. Moran in Covent-Garden.
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Publication date: Jan-Jun 1762

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 Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Habitat in rupibus marinis [Dwells on marine rocks, England] (Hudson 1762: 475).

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Source of current name
Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.

Key references
Turner, D. (1809-1811 '1811'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or colored figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. III pp. [i], [1]-148 , [1-2], pl. 135-196 (col. copp. by W.J. Hooker and others). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

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