Fucus albidus Esper, nom. illeg. 1800

Publication Details
Fucus albidus Esper, nom. illeg. 1800: 147-148 (err. pro 187-188), pl. C: figs 1, 2

Published in: Esper, E.J.C. (1800). Icones fucorum cum characteribus systematicis, synonimis (sic) auctorum et descriptionibus novarum specierum. Abbildungen der Tange mit beygefügten systematischen Kennzeichen, Anführungen der Schriftsteller, und Beschribungen der neuen Gattungen. Vol. Erster Theil. Part 4 pp. 167-217, Plates LXXXVIII-CXI. Nürnberg: Raspe.

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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 Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat white, whitish (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 August 2001 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 November 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 November 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2022

 
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