Fucus bursa-pastoris S.G.Gmelin 1768

Gracilaria bursa-pastoris (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva

Current name: Gracilaria bursa-pastoris (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva
Akhziv, Israel, Lower-intertidal zone. - 05 November 2007. Razy Hoffman (razyho@hotmail.com)

Publication Details
Fucus bursa-pastoris S.G.Gmelin 1768: 121, pl. VIII [8]: fig. 3 (as 'bursa pastoris')

Published in: Gmelin, S.G. (1768). Historia fucorum. pp. [i-xii], [i]-239, [i]-6 expl. tab., 35 pls [1A, IB, IIA, IIB, III-XXXIII]. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex typographia Academiae scientiarum.

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Publication date: p. xii: i Mai 1768

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 bursa-pastoris (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva.

Type Information
Type locality: Mediterranean Sea; (Silva & al. 1996: 157) Lectotype: original illustration (S.G.Gmelin, 1768, pl. VIII, fig. 3), in the absence of specimens (epitype) (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 206)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shepherd’s purse.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2024

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