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Fucus muricatus Turner, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Fucus muricatus Turner 1808: 107, pl. 112, nom. illeg.

Published in: Turner, D. (1808-1809 '1809'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. II pp. [i], [1]-164, [1-2], pls 72-134 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.
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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 Cystoseira trinodis (Forsskål) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered wiith short, hard points.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not F. muricatus S.G. Gmelin 1768. - (8 Feb 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sunda Strait, Indonesia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 650). Type: G. Watts; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: The plants figured by Turner were collected by Mr G. Watts.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Draisma, S.G.A., Ballesteros, E., Rousseau, F. & Thibaut, T. (2010). DNA sequence data demonstrate the polyphyly of the genus Cystoseira and other Sargassaceae genera (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1329-1345.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2019.

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