Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret 1845

Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret

Current name: Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret
Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; sporelings 1-2 mm in diameter - 27 January 2008. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret 1845: 13

Published in: Decaisne, J. & Thuret, G. (1845). Recherches sur les anthéridies et les spores de quelques Fucus. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Troisième série 3: 5-15, pls 1, 2: 40 figs.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pelvetia.

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

Fucus canaliculatus Linnaeus

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), canaliculate, with a longitudinal channel or groove (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 July 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 July 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 September 2023

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