Fucus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Turner 1802

Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham

Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & FarnhamSaldanha Bay, Western Cape, South Africa; drying plantsRobert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication Details
Fucus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Turner 1802

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 Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham.

Basionym
Fucus gracilis Stackhouse

Type Information
Type locality: "Padstow, Cornwall, and elsewhere", England; (Athanasiadis 1996: 63) Type: Stackhouse; BM; Notes: This type locality was first recorded as a lectotype without provenance by Steentoft, L.Irvine & Farnham (1995: 115, fig. 1) (Silva et al., 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2022

 
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