Fucus dentatus Linnaeus 1767

Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye

Current name: Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye
Murlough Bay, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland - 30 August 2005. Bernard Picton (Bernard.Picton@magni.org.uk)

Publication Details
Fucus dentatus Linnaeus 1767: 718

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1767). Mantissa plantarum Generum editionis VI. et specierum editionis II. pp. [1]-142 + index. [Holmiae]: [Impensis direct. Laurentiis 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 Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye.

Type Information
Type locality: Hab. oc. Atl. [Atlantic Ocean]; (Linnaeus 1767: 135) Holotype: LINN; 1274.72 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 298)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 18 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 November 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2023

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