Fucus ovinus Gunnerus 1766

Publication Details
Fucus ovinus Gunnerus 1766: 96

Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1766). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-viii, 1-96, [4], 3 pls. Nidrosia [Trondheim] & Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Vinding & F.C. Pelt.

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.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to sheep (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 25 January 2021

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Pier Kuipers in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 January 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2024

 
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