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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
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). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 2): 533-1327, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details] [full text]

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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrown seaweed  [details]
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taxa (10)

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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. 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 evanescens C.Agardh, 1820
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
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 editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [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
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Fucus distichus Linnaeus, 1767. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). 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 2014-12-25
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