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Sargassum pusillum W.R.Taylor

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

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Sargassum pusillum W.R.Taylor
a. rama; b. cauloide; c. vesículas; d. filoides. Esquema: Lourdes Moreira..

 

Trachelomonas conica var. richmondiae Playfair

Sargassum pusillum W.R.Taylor a. rama; b. cauloide; c. vesículas; d. filoides. Esquema: Lourdes Moreira.
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Publication details
Sargassum pusillum W.R.Taylor 1975: 73, figs 1, 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1975). A pelagic Sargassum from the western Atlantic. Contr Univ Mich Herb 11: 73-75.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kilar, J.A., Hanisak, M.D. & Yoshida, T. (1992). On the expression of phenotypic variability: why is Sargassum so taxonomically difficult?. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to Pacific and Western Atlantic species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 95-117. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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