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Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug

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

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Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug
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.

Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug
Point Lobos State Park, California, USA. 15 Jun 2017. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug
Friday Harbor, Washington, U.S.A.. Trevor Norton . © Trevor Norton (tandwnorton@manx.net).

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

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

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

Publication details
Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug 1876: 67

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1876). De tribus Laminarieis (Egregia Aresch., Eisenia Aresch., Nereocystis) et de Stephanocystide osmundacea (Turn.). Trevis. observationes praecursorias offert. Botaniska Notiser 1876: 65-73.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Egregia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus menziesii Turner 1808
Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh 1820
Phyllospora menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh 1839

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Egregia laevigata Setchell 1896
Egregia laevigata f. borealis Setchell 1901
Egregia menziesii subsp. insularis P.C.Silva 1957
Egregia laevigata subsp. borealis (Setchell) P.C.Silva 1957

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug)
English: Feather boa, Boa kelp (McConnaughey 1985), Feather boa kelp (Braune 2008).

(as Egregia laevigata Setchell)
English: Feather Boa, Feather boa kelp (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Lane, C.E. & Saunders, G.W. (2005). Molecular investigation reveals epi/endophytic extrageneric kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) gametophytes colonizing Lessoniopsis littoralis thalli. Botanica Marina 48: 426-436.

Lane, C.E., Mayes, C., Druehl, L.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2006). A multi-gene molecular investigation of the kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) supports substantial taxonomic re-organization. Journal of Phycology 42: 493-512.

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

Mondragon, J. & Mondragon, J. (2003). Seaweeds of the Pacific Coast. Common marine algae from Alaska to Baja California. pp. [i]iv, [1]-97. Monterey, California: Sea Challengers.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 12 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 November 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Bisalputra, T. & Bisalputra, A.A. (1967). Chloroplast and mitochondrial DNA in a brown alga Egregia menziesii. Journal of Cell Biology 33: 511-520.
Blanchette, C.A., Miner, B.G. & Gaines, S.D. (2002). Geographic variability in form, size and survival of Egregia menziesii around Point Conception, California. Marine Ecology Progress Series 239: 69-82.
Gordon, D.K. & DeWreede, R.E. (1978). Factors influencing the distribution of Egregia menziesii (Phaeophyta, Laminariales) in British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Botany 56: 1198-1205.
Gross, W. (1990). Note: Occurrence of glycolate oxidase and hydroxypyruvate reductase in Egregia menziesii (Phaeophyta). Journal of Phycology 26: 381-383, 2 figs, 1 table.
Gross, W. (1990). Occurrence of glycolate oxidase and hydroxypyruvate reductase in Egregia menziesii (Phaeophyta). Journal of Phycology 26: 381-383.
Henkel, S.K. & Murray, S.N. (2007). Reproduction and morphological variation in southern California populations of the lower intertidal kelp Egregia menziesii (Laminariales). Journal of Phycology 43(2): 242-255, 9 figs, 4 tables.
Henkel, S.K., Hofmann, G.E. & Whitmer, A.C. (2007). Morphological and genetic variation in Egregia menziesii over a latitudinal gradient. Botanica Marina 50: 159-170.
Kraemer, G.P. & Chapman, D.J. (1991). Biomechanics and alginic acid composition during hydrodynamic adaptation by Egregia menziesii (Phaeophyta) juveniles. Journal of Phycology 27: 47-53.
McCutcheon, R.S., Arrigoni, L. & Fischer, L. (1949). A phytochemical investigation of the kelps Cymathaere triplicata, Hedophyllum sessile, and Egregia menziesii. J. Am. Pharm. Ass. 38: 196-200.
Myers, M.L. (1928). The life-history of the brown alga, Egregia menziesii. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 225-246.

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