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Sargassum vestitum (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh

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

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

 

Publication details
Sargassum vestitum (R.Brown ex Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 24

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus vestitus R.Brown ex Turner

Type information
Type locality: Kent Is, Bass Strait (Womersley 1987: 434). Lectotype: R. Brown; BM (Womersley 1987: 434).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Bactrophycus J. Agardh Section Halochloa (Kützing) Endlicher

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus vestitus R.Brown ex Turner 1811
Carpacanthus vestitus (R.Brown ex Turner) Kützing 1849

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum rhyncophorum J.Agardh 1889

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Dixon, R.R.M., Matteo, L., Huisman, J.M., Payri, C.E., Bolton, J.J. & Gurgel, F.D. (2014). North meets south - Taxonomic and biogeographic implications of a phylogenetic assessment of Sargassum subgenera Arthrophycus and Bactrophycus (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 53(1): 15-22.

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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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Verified by: 18 March 2014 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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May, D.I. & Clayton, M.N. (1991). Oogenesis, the formation of oogonial stalks and fertilization in Sargassum vestitum (Fucales, Phaeophyta) from Southern Australia. Phycologia 30: 243-256.

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