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Pelagophycus giganteus Areschoug

Publication details
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.

Type species
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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 15 February 2019.

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