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Fucus linearis Turner, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus linearis Turner 1815: 59, pl. 220, nom. illeg.

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 Ahnfeltiopsis linearis (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: England (Athanasiadis 1996: 228).

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: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Gorostiaga, J.M. (1994). Fucus chalonii or Fucus vesiculosus var. linearis?. The Phycologist 37: 43-44.

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.

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