Fucus distichus Linnaeus 1767

Fucus distichus Linnaeus

Current name: Fucus distichus Linnaeus
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; young intertidal plants on rock - 04 April 2004. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Fucus distichus Linnaeus 1767: 716

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus & differentiis. Tomus II. Editio duodecima, reformata. pp. 533-1327 [1328] [+ 1-36]. Homiae [Stockholm]: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Unspecified; (Silva & al. 1996: 901) Type: LINN; No. 56 (Powell 1957: 413)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), arranged in two opposite rows (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 November 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 November 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 June 2024

 
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