Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1810

Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus

Current name: Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fertile plant in pool; no bladders - 18 April 2002. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Fucus vesiculosus var. spiralis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1810: 9

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1810). Dispositio algarum Sueciae, quam, publico examini subjiciunt Carl Adolf Agardh...& Gustav Sannberg Blekingus die viii decembris mdcccx. p. i. h. & l.s. pp. Pars 1: [1]-16. Lundae: Litteris Berlingianis.

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Publication date: 8 Dec 1810

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 Fucus spiralis Linnaeus.

Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: "Habitat in Mari Atlantico" (Atlantic Ocean); (Linnaeus 1753: 1158) Type: LINN; 1274.48 (Spencer & al. 2009: 252)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), covered with little bladders or blisters (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 July 2024

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