Sargassum capitatum Tseng & Lu
Sargassum capitatum Tseng & Lu 2002: 140-143, figs 11, 12, 15-17
Original publication: Tseng, C.K. & Lu, B. (2002). Some new species and records of Sargassum (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyta) from the China Sea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 135-148. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Dacheng Island, Zhejiang Province, China (Tseng & Lu 2002: 140). Holotype: Yang Zondai and Li Xiaoyi; 5 July 1959; Growing on lower intertidal to subtidal rocks. QD 59-3586 (Tseng & Lu 2002: 140, 142).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Sargassum capitatum Tseng & Lu)
Asia: China (Tseng & Lu 2002).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Sargassum&species=capitatum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Sargassum&Species=capitatum
Created: 10 September 2001 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 08 August 2005 by Wendy Guiry
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Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=26014
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:58413