Fucus ocellatus J.V.Lamouroux 1802

Publication Details
Fucus ocellatus J.V.Lamouroux 1802: 131, pl. IX: figs 2, 3

Published in: De Candolle, A.P. (1802). Description de deux espèces inédites de Varecs, par le C. Lamouroux fils, d'Agen. Bulletin de Sciences par la Société Philomathique de Paris 3: 131 only, pl. IX.

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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 Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), marked with two-coloured spots, having the centre of one colour surrounded by a broad ring of another (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 October 2001 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 December 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022

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