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Fucus pusillus Stackhouse

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


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Fucus pusillus Stackhouse
Cabrillo National Monument. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Fucus pusillus Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on limpet. 19 Mar 2018. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus pusillus Stackhouse
White Point, Cork Harbour, Ireland; drift winter plant. 11 Dec 2016. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus pusillus Stackhouse
Gelidium pusillum, middle intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus pusillus Stackhouse
Gelidium pulchellum, middle intertidal rocky pool, South of Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus pusillus Stackhouse
Salthill, Co. Galway, Ireland; vertical artificial surface at HWM. 07 Oct 2013. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Fucus pusillus Stackhouse
upper intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2012. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus pusillus Stackhouse
Low intertidal at fringing coral reef of Sesoko Island (Okinawa, Japan).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Fucus pusillus Stackhouse
together Caulacanthus ustullatus, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Fucus pusillus Stackhouse
together Caulacanthus ustullatus, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Meristotheca gigartinoides A.B.Joly & Ugadim ex A.B.Joly <i>et al.</i>

Gelidium pusillum (Stackhouse) Le Jolis Gelidium pusillum Curragh, Co. Waterford, Ireland
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Fucus pusillus Stackhouse 1795: 16, pl. 6

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1795). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 1. pp. i-viii, 1-30, pls I-VIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
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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 Gelidium pusillum (Stackhouse) Le Jolis

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Santelices (1988) and Xia et al. (2002) cite 1801 as the publication date for this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sidmouth, Devon, England (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 129). Lectotype (provisional): BM (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 139).

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Key references
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Miscellaneous notes on algal taxonomy and nomenclature. IV. Botaniska Notiser 120: 137-141.

Santelices, B. (1988). Taxonomic studies on Chinese Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 91-107.

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.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Guiry, M.D. (1994). Order Gelidiales Kylin 1923: 132. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 118-142. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Xia, B.M., Tseng, C.K. & Wang, Y.Q. (2002). Synopsis of the Chinese species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 183-205. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

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