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Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton

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

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Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton
Kilmackilloge Harbour near Lauragh, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 01 May 2012. Robert Wilkes. © Robert Wilkes (R.Wilkes@epa.ie).

Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton
Kilmackilloge Harbour near Lauragh, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 01 May 2012. Robert Wilkes. © Robert Wilkes (R.Wilkes@epa.ie).

Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton
Kilmackilloge Harbour near Lauragh, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 01 May 2012. Robert Wilkes. © Robert Wilkes (R.Wilkes@epa.ie).

 

Sargassum stenophyllum var. subdistichum Grunow

Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton Kilmackilloge Harbour near Lauragh, Co. Kerry, Ireland
© Robert Wilkes (R.Wilkes@epa.ie)

Publication details
Ascophyllum nodosum var. mackayi (Turner) Cotton 1912: 128 (as 'mackaii' )

Published in: Cotton, A.D. (1912). Clare Island Survey. Marine algae. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 31B(15): 1-178, pls I-IX.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ascophyllum is Ascophylla laevigata Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ascophyllum nodosum f. mackayi (Turner) A.C.Mathieson & Dawes

Basionym
Fucus mackayi Turner

Type information
Type locality: Connemara, Galway, Ireland (Athanasiadis 1996: 228). Type: BM? Notes: A more precise locality is unkown. Connemara comprises much of the western part of County Galway (M.D. Guiry, 25 January 2003).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Created: 29 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 June 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2019.

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