BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

FUCALES Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1827 (an order of wracks)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

FUCACEAE Adanson, 1763 (a family of wracks)
Ascophyllum nodosum (Egg Rack, Knotted Wrack, Wig Rack), eg: Ascophyllum nodosum (Egg Rack, Knotted Wrack, Wig Rack) - Plant Fucus (wracks), eg: Fucus vesiculosus var. littoralis (a bladder wrack) - Plant laid on rock Pelvetia canaliculata (Channelled Wrack), eg: Pelvetia canaliculata (Channelled Wrack) - Thallus
Family 7 subtaxa 6 ident refs
HIMANTHALIACEAE (Kjellman) De Toni, 1891 (thongweeds) Family 1 subtaxon  
Himanthalia elongata (Linnaeus) S.F.Gray, 1821 (Thongweed)
Exposed on spring tide
SARGASSACEAE K├╝tzing, 1843 (a family of brown seaweeds) Family 3 subtaxa  
Cystoseira tamariscifolia (Hudson) Papenfuss, 1950 (Rainbow Wrack)
Plant - in rock pool
Halidrys siliquosa (Linnaeus) Lyngbye, 1819 (Sea Oak, Podweed)
Sargassum muticum (Yendo) Fensholt, 1955 (Japweed, Wireweed)
Species   3 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to FUCALES (an order of wracks)

FUCALES may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(brown seaweeds)
Seaweeds (via Phaeophyceae)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 39 feeding and other relationships of FUCALES (an order of wracks)

Creative Commons Licence
Unless otherwise expressly stated, all original material on the BioImages website by Malcolm Storey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Licence.