Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley Peter the Great Bay, Russia
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Fucus babingtonii Harvey 1860: 329
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley
Named for Charles Babington (1808-1895), Professor of Botany at Cambridge University (Stearn 1992).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: "Japan (Dr. Babington in Herb. T.C.D.): rocks at Simoda; Hong Kong." (Harvey 1860: 329).
Source of current name
Serrão, E.A., Alice, L.A. & Brawley, S.H. (1999). Evolution of the Fucaceae (Phaeophyceae) inferred from nrDNA-ITS. Journal of Phycology 35: 382-394, 5 figs, 4 tables.
Created: 21 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 January 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Yoshida, T. & Silva, P.C. (1992). On the identity of Fucus babingtonii Harvey (Fucales, Phaeophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 40: 121-124, 3 figs.
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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 09 December 2018.