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Blossevillea Decaisne, 1840, nom. rejic.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae

Lectotype species: Blossevillea torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) Decaisne

Currently accepted name for the type species: Cystophora torulosa (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh

Original publication:Decaisne, J. (1840). Sur les caractères de quelques Thalassiophytes. Bulletins de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et Belles-Lettes de Bruxelles 7(1): 409-417.

Type designated in Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.

Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Cystophora.

Numbers of names and species: There are 46 species names in the database at present, of which 1 has been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

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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