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Fucus compressus C.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1824

Publication details
Fucus compressus C.Agardh 1824: 279, nom. illeg.

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Publication date: probably September 1824

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 Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.SerrĂ£o, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: California, Monterey ["In mari australi"] (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: T. Haenke (Malaspina Expedition); LD (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
New name: Fucoideum compressum. - (2 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 02 June 2010 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 20 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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