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Sargassum confusum C.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum confusum C.Agardh 1824: 301

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Bactrophycus J. Agardh Section Teretia Yoshida

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), confused.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sargassum expansum J.Agardh 1896
Sargassum validum J.Agardh 1896
Sargassum confusum f. validum (J.Agardh) Yendo 1905
Sargassum turneri Yendo 1916

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "In mari Japanico" Type: herb. alg. Agardh, LD 3230 (Yoshida 1998: 380).

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Source of current name
Yoshida, T. (1983). Japanese species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus (Phaeophyta, Fucales). Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 13: 99-246, 99 figs.

Key references
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Cho, S.M., Lee, S.M., Ko, Y.D., Mattio, L. & Boo, S.M. (2012). Molecular systematic reassessment of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Korea using four gene regions. Botanica Marina 55(5): 473-484.

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

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.

Huang, C.H., Sun, Z.M., Dao, D.H., Yao, J.T., Hu, Z.M., Li, Y.H., Yang, Y.Q., Xu, K.D.. & Chen, W.D. (2017). Molecular analysis of Sargassum from the northern China seas. Phytotaxa 319(1): 71-83, 5 figs.

Lee, K. & Yoo, S.-A. (1992). Korean species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus J. Agardh (Sargassaceae, Fucales). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.3, pp. 139-147. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

Oak, J.H. (2010). Fucales. In: Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 2. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ishigeales, Dictyotales, Desmarestiales, Sphacelariales, Cutleriales, Ralfisales, Laminariales. (Anon. Eds), pp. 111-172. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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.

Stiger, V., Horiguchi, T., Yoshida, T., Coleman, A.W. & Masuda, M. (2000). Phylogenetic relationships of Sargassum (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyceae) with reference to a taxonomic revision of the section Phyllocystae based on ITS-2 nrDNA sequences. Phycological Research 48: 251-260.

Tseng, C.K., Yoshida, T. & Chiang, Y.M. (1985). East Asiatic species of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus J.Agardh (Sargassaceae, Fucales), with keys to the sections and species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds) Vol.I, pp. 1-14. California Sea Grant Program.

Yoshida, T., Nguyen Huu Dai, Ajisaka, T. & Noro, T. (2002). Verification of Sargassum species identified with subgenera Bactrophycus, Phyllotrichia and Schizophycus in Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 95-102. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

Yoshida, T., Stiger, V. & Horiguchi, T. (2000). Sargassum boreale sp. nov. (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from Hokkaido, Japan. Phycological Research 48: 125-132.

Yoshida, T., Stiger, V., Ajisaka, T. & Noro, T. (2002). A molecular study of section-level classification of Sargassum subgenus Bactrophycus (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 89-94. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

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References
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Nagasato, C., Motomura, T. & Ichimura, T. (2001). Degeneration and extrusion of nuclei during oogenesis in Silvetia babingtonii, Cystoseira hakodatensis and Sargassum confusum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 40: 411-420.
Yabu, H. & Yasui, H. (1983). Occurence of a tetraploid in Sargassum confusum Ag.. Japanese Journal of Phycology 31: 86-87.

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