Fucus menziesii Turner 1808
Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug Endert's Beach, Del Norte County, California, USA; low intertidal pool.
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Fucus menziesii Turner 1808: 57, pl. 27
Published in: Turner, D. (1807-1808 '1808'). 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. I pp. [i, iii], -164, -2, pls 1-71 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
Publication date: Sep 1807-1 Jun 1808
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug
Syntype localities: "On the western coast of North America, generally in deep water: at Nooka; Trinidad; Monterrey [Nootka, British Columbia; Trinidad, Humbolt Co., California; Monterey, Monterey Co., California] (Turner 1807-1808: 58). Lectotype: Archibald Menzies; Unknown; BM-K? (Smith 1944: 149). Notes: Nooka was selected as lectotype locality by Smith (1944: 149).
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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.
Source of current name
Areschoug, J.E. (1876). De tribus Laminarieis (Egregia Aresch., Eisenia Aresch., Nereocystis) et de Stephanocystide osmundacea (Turn.). Trevis. observationes praecursorias offert. Botaniska Notiser 1876: 65-73.
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Verified by: 20 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2021.