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Sargassum insulare Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Sargassum insulare Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 735, pl. 20: figs 67, 68; pl. 21: fig. 78

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). New marine algae from the Gulf of California. Proceeding of the California Academy of Science, Series 4 12: 695-949, 77 plates.
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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 Sargassum lapazeanum Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to islands, insular (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: San Marcos Island, Gulf of California. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 735). Type: Ivan M. Johnston (no.11); July; Growing on rocks in the upper sublittoral belt. Herb. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1340 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 735).

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Source of current name
Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.

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