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Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Fucus

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Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin
Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin
longitudinal section, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin
longitudinal section, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin
longitudinal section, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 27 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 27 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

 

Melobesia cymodoceae Foslie

Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham longitudinal section, Ría de Ares, Galicia, Spain, 2014
© Ignacio Barbara

Publication details
Fucus longissimus S.G.Gmelin 1768: 134, pl. XIII [13]

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 Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham

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

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

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.

Source of current name
Steentoft, M., Irvine, L.M. & Farnham, W.F. (1995). Two terete species of Gracilaria and Gracilariopsis (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in Britain. Phycologia 34(2): 113-127, 37 figs.

Key references
Jacquin, N.J. (1787 '1786'). Collectanea ad botanicam, chemiam, et historiam naturalem spectantia, cum figuris Vol. I. pp. [1]-386, pls 1-22. Vindobonae [Vienna]: ex officina Wappleriana.

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