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Pelvetia Decaisne & Thuret, 1845

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae

Holotype species: Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret

Original publication and holotype designation: Decaisne, J. & Thuret, G. (1845). Recherches sur les anthéridies et les spores de quelques Fucus. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Troisième série 3: 5-15, pls 1, 2: 40 figs.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Silberfeld, T., Rousseau, F. & Reviers, B. de (2014). An updated classification of brown algae (Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 35(2): 117-156.

Nomenclatural notes
"Hocce genus, clarissimo Do Pelvet, rerum naturaliumm Neustriarum prresertim Algarum studiosissimo, dicamus." [Dedicated to Dr Pelvet, a 19th-century French naturalist and physician.] - (3 Nov 2018) - M.D. Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 10 species names in the database at present, of which 1 has been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

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Created: 29 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 03 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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