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Sargassum decipiens (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

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

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Sargassum decipiens (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh
Kangaroo Island, South Australia. 20 Oct 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Peyssonnelia atlantica C.W.Schneider & Reading

Sargassum decipiens (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh Kangaroo Island, South Australia
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Publication details
Sargassum decipiens (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh 1873: 63

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1873 '1872'). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 9(8): 1-71.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phyllotricha decipiens (R.Brown ex Turner) R.R.M.Dixon & Huisman

Basionym
Fucus decipiens R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: "At Port Dalrymple in New Holland. Mr. Brown." [Port Dalrymple, Tamar Estuary, Tasmania, Australia] (Turner 1809-1811: 78). Type: BM (Womersley 1987: 424).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Phyllotricha

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996) the name Sargassum sonderi was misapplied to this species by Grunow (1915 [1915-1916]: 332).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Goldberg, N.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Sargassum kendrickii (Fucales, Phaeophyceae), a new species of subgenus Phyllotrichia from southern Australia. Botanica Marina 47: 424-430.

Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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