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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767 
AphiaID: 145544

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterokonta (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOchrophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaeista (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnista (Infraphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucistia (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaeophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus Linnaeus, 1753
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus anceps Harvey & Ward ex Carruthers, 1864
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus edentatus f. abbreviatus (N.L.Gardner) Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott, 1966
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus f. anceps (Harvey & Ward ex Carruthurs) Petrov, 1965 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus f. robustior (J.Agardh) Kjellman, 1883
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus f. tenuior (J.Agardh) Kjellman, 1883
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus subsp. anceps (Harvey & Ward ex Carruthers) H.T.Powell, 1957
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus var. distichus Linnaeus, 1767 (Status uncertain; morph or variety)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus var. miclonensis (De La Pylaie) Kleen, 1874
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus var. robustior J.Agardh, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus var. tenuior J.Agardh, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus evanescens var. cuneatus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus evanescens var. ecostatus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus evanescens var. oregonensis
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus fueci Bachelot de la Pylaie, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus fueci f. elenkini E.S.Sinova, 1922
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus fueci f. ruprechti E.S.Sinova, 1922
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus furcatus C.Agardh, 1820
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus furcatus f. abbreviatus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus furcatus f. angustus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus furcatus f. elongatus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus furcatus f. luxurians
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus furcatus f. typicus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus gardneri P.C.Silva, 1953 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus inflatus f. distichus (Linnaeus) Børgesen, 1902
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus inflatus f. linearis (Oeder) Børgesen, 1902
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus inflatus var. linearis (Oeder) Rosenvinge, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus linearis Oeder, 1767
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus miclonensis Bachelot de la Pylaie, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus nitens N.L.Gardner, 1922
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVirsodes distichum (Linnaeus) Kuntze (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVirsodes furcatum Kuntze (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus C. (1767). Caroli Linnaei...Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio duodecima. 1. Regnum Animale. 1 & 2 Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrown seaweed  [details]
Direct child
taxa (15)

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 Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus var. angustior Kützing
Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus var. latior Kützing
Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus var. miclonenesis (De la Pylaie) Kleen

Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus f. anceps (Harvey & Ward ex Carruthurs) Petrov, 1965 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus f. edentatus (Bachelot de la Pylaie) Petrov, 1965 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus edentatus Bachelot de la Pylaie, 1830
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus f. latifrons (Foslie) Petrov, 1965 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus evanescens C.Agardh, 1820
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus f. robustior (J.Agardh) Kjellman, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus f. tenuior (J.Agardh) Kjellman, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus subsp. anceps (Harvey & Ward ex Carruthers) H.T.Powell, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus subsp. edentatus (De La Pylaie) Powell, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus edentatus Bachelot de la Pylaie, 1830
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus subsp. evanescens (C.Agardh) H.T.Powell, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus evanescens C.Agardh, 1820
Variety Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus var. distichus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus var. miclonensis (De La Pylaie) Kleen, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus var. robustior J.Agardh, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus var. tenuior J.Agardh, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (86 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (89 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (426 nucleotides; 96 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77166 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet photosynthetic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Long Island Sound to Strait of Belle Isle [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat low littoral to shallow sublittoral [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Brown colour results from the dominance of the xanthophyll fucoxanthin; this masks the other pigments, Chlorophyll a and c (no chlorophyll b), beta-carotene and other xanthophylls. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction general for group: most brown algae have an alternation of haploid and dioploid generations; The haploid thalli form isogamous, anisogamous or oogamous gametes and the diploid thalli form zoospores by meiosis. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145544
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Fucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=145544 on 2016-05-25
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