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Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) Holmes & Batters

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

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Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) Holmes & Batters
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) Holmes & Batters
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) Holmes & Batters
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) Holmes & Batters
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) Holmes & Batters
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) Holmes & Batters
St. Mawes, Cornwall, England. 17 Jul 2014. Paul Gainey. © Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net).

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

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

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

 

Lyngbya nigra C.Agardh ex Gomont

Ascophyllum nodosum f. mackayi (Turner) A.C.Mathieson & Dawes St. Mawes, Cornwall, England
© Paul Gainey (pgainey@talktalk.net)

Publication details
Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) Holmes & Batters 1892: 128

Published in: Holmes, E.M. & Batters, E.A.L. (1890). A revised list of the British marine algae. Annals of Botany 5: 63-107.
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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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Ascophyllum mackayi (Turner) Holmes & Batters)
English: Wrack (Madlener 1977).

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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.

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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Verified by: 27 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 October 2018.

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