Pelagophycus giganteus Areschoug 1881: 49
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1881). Beskrifning på ett nytt algslägte Pelagophycus, hörande till Laminarieernas familj. Botaniska Notiser 1881: 49-50.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pelagophycus.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pelagophycus porra (Léman) Setchell
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 01 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 June 2014 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 18 April 2019.