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Sargassopsis decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Sargassopsis


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Sargassopsis decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan
Cassini Island, north Kimberley, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Sargassopsis decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Sargassopsis decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan


Platythamnion plumula var. bebbii (Reinsch) Feldmann

Sargassopsis decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan Cassini Island, north Kimberley, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Sargassopsis decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) Trevisan 1843: 332

Published in: [Trevisan, V.B.A.] (1843). Synopsis generum algarum. Atti della Quarta Riunione degli Scienziati Italiani 4: 332-335.
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Type species
This is the type species (non designatus) of the genus Sargassopsis.

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

Fucus decurrens R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: "North shores of New Holland" (Womersley 1954: 344). Type: BM (Womersley 1987: 421).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), running down, e.g. a leaf prolonged beyond the point of insertion and running down the stem.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus decurrens R.Brown ex Turner 1811
Sargassum decurrens (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1820

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum peronii C.Agardh 1820
Pterocaulon peronii (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843
Sargassopsis peronii (C.Agardh) Trevisan 1843

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dixon, R.R.M., Huisman, J.M., Buchanan, J., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Spencer, P. (2012). A morphological and molecular study of austral Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) supports the recognition of Phyllotricha at genus level, with further additions to the genus Sargassopsis. Journal of Phycology 48(5): 1119-1129.

Draisma, S.G.A., Ballesteros, E., Rousseau, F. & Thibaut, T. (2010). DNA sequence data demonstrate the polyphyly of the genus Cystoseira and other Sargassaceae genera (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1329-1345.

Yee, N.R., Millar, A.J.K. & Huisman, J.M. (2015). Sporochnales. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 237-242. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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