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Fucus anceps Harvey & Ward ex Carruthers

Publication details
Fucus anceps Harvey & Ward ex Carruthers 1864: 54

Published in: Carruthers, W. (1864). Note on the Kilkee Fucus. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 2: 54.
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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 Fucus distichus subsp. anceps (Harvey & Ward ex Carruthers) H.T.Powell

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), two-edged (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus anceps Harvey & Ward ex Carruthers)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Ireland (Carruthers 1864, Adams 1908).

North America: Maine (ME) (Coleman & Brawley 2005), Massachusetts (MA) (Coleman & Brawley 2005), New Hampshire (HN) (Coleman & Brawley 2005).

Source of current name
Powell, H.T. (1957). Studies in the genus Fucus L. I. Fucus distichus L. emend. Powell. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 36: 407-432.

Key references
Coleman, M.A. & Brawley, S.H. (2005). Variability in temperature and historical patterns in reproduction in the Fucus distichus complex (Heterokontophyta, Phaeophyceae): implications for speciation and the collection of herbarium specimens. Journal of Phycology 41: 1110-1119.

Harvey, W.H. (1864). The Kilkee Fucus. Popular Science Review 3: 389.

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