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Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley

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

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Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley
Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, California, USA. Middle zone.. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

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Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley in Serrão et al. 1999: 392

Published in: 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.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Silvetia.

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

Basionym
Fucodium compressum J.Agardh

Type information
Monterey Peninsula, Caifornia. (Silva 1979: 338).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucodium compressum J.Agardh 1848
Ascophyllum compressum (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1891
Ascophylla compressa (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1891
Pelvetia compressa (J.Agardh) De Toni 1895

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus compressus C.Agardh 1824
Fucus fastigiatus J.Agardh 1841
Fucodium fastigiatum J.Agardh 1848
Pelvetia fastigiata (J.Agardh) De Toni 1895
Pelvetia fastigiata f. gracilis Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1917

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Silva, P.C., Pedroche, F.F., Chacana, M.E., Aguilar-Rosas, R., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E. & Raum, J. (2004). Geographic correlation of morphological and molecular variation in Silvetia compressa (Fucaceae, Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 43: 204-214.

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Verified by: 06 September 2009 by M.D. Guiry

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Silva, P.C., Pedroche, F.F., Chacana, M.E., Aguilar-Rosas, R., Aguilar-Rosas, L.E. & Raum, J. (2004). Geographic correlation of morphological and molecular variation in Silvetia compressa (Fucaceae, Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 43: 204-214.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.

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