Fucus confervoides Linnaeus, nom. illeg. 1763

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Fucus confervoides Linnaeus, nom. illeg. 1763: 1629

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1763). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Tomus II. Editio secunda, aucta. pp. 785-1684, [1-64, Indices]. Homiae [Stockholm]: Impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.

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Publication date: August 1763?

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
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 January 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 January 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2022

 
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