Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus 1753
Fucus vesiculosus LinnaeusCarreroe, Co. Galway, Ireland; 16-mm lens - 30 June 2003. Michael Guiry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus 1753: 1158
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
Publication date: 1 May 1753
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Habitat in Mari Atlantico" (Atlantic Ocean); (Linnaeus 1753: 1158) Type: LINN; 1274.48 (Spencer & al. 2009: 252)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), covered with little bladders or blisters (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 February 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 August 2022