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Carpacanthus Kützing, 1843

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

Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.

Original publication:Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum.

Nomenclatural notes
This genus was based on two species, C. trichophyllus Kuetzing and C. parvifolius (Turner) Kützing (Fucus parvifolius Turner), both of which have been referred to Sargassum C. Agardh 1820 (nom. cons.). - (25 Dec 2009) - M.D. Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 32 species names in the database at present.

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