Phasganon, 1850, nom. illeg.
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Currently accepted name for the type species: Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville
Original publication:Ruprecht, F.J. (1850). Algae ochotenses. Die ersten sicheren Nachrichten über die Tange des Ochotskischen Meeres. pp. 1-243, 10 pls. St. Petersburg: Buchdruckerei der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Alaria.
Illegitimate: superfluous substitute name for Musaefolia Stackhouse 1809 (nom rej. vs Alaria) - (6 Sep 2012) - M.D. Guiry
INA: "nomen". Invalid as introduced without a description. - (16 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 5 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: 01 January 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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