Fucus fascia O.F.Müller 1778

Petalonia fascia (O.F.Müller) Kuntze

Petalonia fascia (O.F.Müller) KuntzeGalicia, Spain - 21 October 2011. Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Fucus fascia O.F.Müller 1778: 7, pl. 768

Published in: Müller, O.F. (1778). Flroa danica. Vol. 5, fasc. 13 pp. 8, Plates 721-780. Havniae [Copenhagen].

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 Petalonia fascia (O.F.Müller) Kuntze.

Type Information
Type locality: near Kristiansand, Norway; (Silva & al. 1996: 632) Notes: Womersley (1987: 292) gives the following data: Type from Christiansund, Norway; probably non-existent.

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), a bundle or band (Mathieson & Dawes 2017).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 July 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2022

 
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