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Fucus caprinus (Gunnerus) Vahl, nom. illeg. 1794

Publication details
Fucus caprinus (Gunnerus) Vahl 1794: pl. 1128, nom. illeg.

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 Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr

Basionym
Ulva caprina Gunnerus

Type information
Type locality: Norway (Gunnerus 1776). Epitype: TRH Specimen 1001.1 in herb. Gunnerus (Jørgensen 2012 Notes: "Lectotype (designated here): [icon in] Gunnerus, Fl. Norveg. 2: t. 6, f. 4. 1776." (Jørgensen 2012: 1093).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: prioirity for Fucus caprinus Gunnerus, 1766. - (5 Apr 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 20 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 05 April 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 January 2021.

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