Fucus amansii J.V.Lamouroux 1805

Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux
Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 22. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw)

Publication Details
Fucus amansii J.V.Lamouroux 1805: 48-50, pl. 26: figs 2-5

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1805). Dissertations sur plusieurs espèces de Fucus, peu connues ou nouvelles; avec leur description en Latin et en Français. pp. [i]-xxiv, [1]-85, plus 36 plates. Agen & Paris: Raymond Noubel (imprimerie) & Treuttel et Vürtz (librairie).

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Publication date: An XIII = 1805

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 Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Madagascar, Mauritius; (Silva & al. 1996: 134) Type: Lamouroux Herbarium, Laboratoire de Biologie et Biotechnologie Marines, Univ. de Caen; (Santelices 1994: 39) Notes: Santelices (1994: 37) notes that Fucus amansii was originally described and illustrated by Lamouroux (1805), from materials collected on the coast of Ile de France and Madagascar. Later (Lamouroux 1813), the species was transferred to the genus Gelidium, and Lamouroux indicated "Ind. Orient." (Indes orientales), which has come to mean the general vicinity of India and Sri Lanka, as the area inhabited by this species.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 August 2006

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 August 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2024

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