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Hesperophycus harveyanus (Decaisne) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Hesperophycus

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Hesperophycus harveyanus (Decaisne) Setchell & N.L.Gardner
California, USA; sperm showing proboscis and long posterior flagellum characteristic of Fucaceae (phase-contrast optics). Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

 

Hesperophycus harveyanus (Decaisne) Setchell & N.L.Gardner California, USA; sperm showing proboscis and long posterior flagellum characteristic of Fucaceae (phase-contrast optics)
© Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com)

Publication details
Hesperophycus harveyanus (Decaisne) Setchell & N.L.Gardner in N.L.Gardner 1910: 127

Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1910). Variations in nuclear extrusion among the Fucaceae. University of California Publications in Botany 4: 121-136.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hesperophycus is Hesperophycus californicus P.C.Silva.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hesperophycus californicus P.C.Silva

Basionym
Fucus harveyanus Decaisne

Type information
Type locality: Spetsbergen (Athanasiadis 1996: 228).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Created: 20 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 June 2014 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.)

Oates, B.R. & Murray, S.N. (1983). Photosynthesis, dark respiration and desiccation resistance of the intertidal seaweeds Hesperophycus harveyanus and Pelvetia fastigiata f. gracilis. Journal of Phycology 19: 371-380.

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