Fucus sertularioides S.G.Gmelin 1768

Caulerpa sertularioides (S.G.Gmelin) M.Howe

Current name: Caulerpa sertularioides (S.G.Gmelin) M.Howe
Palau Islands, West PacificPalau International Coral Reef Center

Publication Details
Fucus sertularioides S.G.Gmelin 1768: 151, pl. XV [15]: fig. 4

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 Caulerpa sertularioides (S.G.Gmelin) M.Howe.

Type Information
Type locality: "in coralliis americanis" [Tropical America]; (Silva & al. 1996: 843) Notes: Possibly tropical Atlantic America (Hodgson et al., 2004: 32). Tropical America (Lipkin & Silva, 2002)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 10 July 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 July 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2023

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