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Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Macrocystis

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Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument, Calfornia; Adult and juvenile (lower left) thalli. Habitat: Low zone. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Point Lobos State Park, California, USA. 15 Jun 2017. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Friday Harbor, Washington, U.S.A.. Trevor Norton . © Trevor Norton (tandwnorton@manx.net).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Prasiola Pt., Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Prasiola Pt., Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Endert's Beach, Del Norte County, California, USA; low intertidal pool.. 20 Apr 2007. Courtnay Hermann. © Courtnay Janiak (theseaweedknot@hotmail.com).

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Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug Seal Rock, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 49

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 Macrocystis is Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug

Basionym
Fucus menziesii Turner

Type information
Syntype localities: "On the western coast of North America, generally in deep water: at Nooka; Trinidad; Monterrey [Nootka, British Columbia; Trinidad, Humbolt Co., California; Monterey, Monterey Co., California] (Turner 1807-1808: 58). Lectotype: Archibald Menzies; Unknown; BM-K? (Smith 1944: 149). Notes: Nooka was selected as lectotype locality by Smith (1944: 149).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Harvey, W.H. (1833). [California] Ordo LVI. Algae. In: The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage; comprising an account of the plants collected by Messrs Lay and Collie, and other officers of the expedition, during the voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait, performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R. & A.S., in the years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. (Hooker, W.J. & Arnott, G.A. Eds), pp. 163-165. London: Henry G. Bohn, No. 4 York Street, Covent Garden.

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Verified by: 31 July 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2018.

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