Fucus crispus Linnaeus, nom. illeg. 1767

Publication Details
Fucus crispus Linnaeus, nom. illeg. 1767: 134

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus & differentiis. Tomus II. Editio duodecima, reformata. pp. 533-1327 [1328] [+ 1-36]. Homiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.

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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 Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

Type Information
Type locality: Suez, Egypt; (Silva & al. 1996: 688)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 November 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 November 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2024

 
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