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Fucus tenax Turner 1806

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


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Fucus tenax Turner
pl. 13 showing type. 28 Jul 2014. Out of copyright. © Out of copyright.


Publication details
Fucus tenax Turner 1806: 376, pl. 13

Published in: Turner, D. (1806). Account of a new interesting species of Fucus. Annals of Botany 2: 376-378, pl. 13.
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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 Gloiopeltis tenax (Turner) Decaisne

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), holding fast, tough (opposite to fragilis) (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "In mari Sinensi ... comm. Sir Joseph Banks" (Turner 1806: 376). Type:

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2020.

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