Fucus caprinus (Gunnerus) Vahl, nom. illeg. 1794

Publication Details
Fucus caprinus (Gunnerus) Vahl, nom. illeg. 1794: pl. 1128

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 Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr.

Ulva caprina Gunnerus

Type Information
Type locality: Norway; (Gunnerus 1776) Epitype: TRH; Specimen 1001.1 in herb. Gunnerus (Jørgensen 2012) Notes: "Lectotype (designated here): [icon in] Gunnerus, Fl. Norveg. 2: t. 6, f. 4. 1776." (Jørgensen 2012: 1093).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 05 April 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 April 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 May 2024

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