Fucus acicularis var. ustulatus Turner 1808-1809
Caulacanthus ustulatus (Turner) Kützing
microscope, Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Portiño, 2004Ignacio Bárbara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fucus acicularis var. ustulatus Turner 1808-1809: 143, 144
Published in: Turner, D. (1808-1809 '1809'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. II pp. [i], -164, [1-2], pls 72-134 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Caulacanthus ustulatus (Turner) Kützing.
Lectotype locality: Cádiz, Spain; (Silva & al. 1996: 282) Type: Clemente; BM-K; (Athanasiadis 1996: 60) Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Searles (1968: 46, pl. 10a) who selected Cádiz as the type locality. Turner reported seeing specimens from Clemente (Cádiz) and the Mediterranean (Dr Mohr)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), acicular, i.e., narrow, stiff, pointed like a needle (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 22 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 23 September 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 March 2023