Fucus serratus Linnaeus 1753

Fucus serratus Linnaeus

Current name: Fucus serratus Linnaeus
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; plants on rocks in the mid-intertidal - 29 September 2007. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Fucus serratus 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.

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Publication date: 1 May 1753

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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: "Oceano"; (Silva & al. 1996: 902) Type: LINN?;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
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 18 May 2024

 
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