Hesperophycus& N.L.Gardner, 1910
Holotype species: Hesperophycus californicus P.C.Silva
Currently accepted name for the type species: Pelvetiopsis californica (P.C.Silva) Neiva, Raimondi, G.A.Pearson & Serrão
Original publication:Gardner, N.L. (1910). Variations in nuclear extrusion among the Fucaceae. University of California Publications in Botany 4: 121-136.
Type designated in Silva, P.C. (1990). Hesperophycus Setchell & Gardner, nom. cons. prop., a problematic name applied to a distinctive genus of Fucaceae (Phaeophyceae). Taxon 39: 1-8, 3 figs.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Pelvetiopsis.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as masculine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Silberfeld, T., Rousseau, F. & Reviers, B. de (2014). An updated classification of brown algae (Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 35(2): 117-156.
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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