Fucodium canaliculatum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh 1848

Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret

Current name: Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret
Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; sporelings recurving towards the substratum and clustered together to conserve moisture - 27 January 2008. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Fucodium canaliculatum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh 1848: 204

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fucodium is Fucodium nodosum (Linnaeus) J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret.

Fucus canaliculatus Linnaeus

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), canaliculate, with a longitudinal channel or groove (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 November 2010

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 November 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 April 2024

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