Hesperophycus Setchell & 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(6): 121-136, pls 16, 17.
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.
The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2017-01-24 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is 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.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2022