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Sargassum verruculosum C.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum verruculosum C.Agardh 1820: 26

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phyllotricha verruculosa (C.Agardh) R.R.M.Dixon & Huisman

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with small wart-like outgrowths (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Womersley (1987: 426) cites (Mertens) C. Agardh 1820 as the authority for this species.

Nomen novum. Fucus verruculosus Mertens 1819, the intended basionym of Sargassum verruculosum is not priorable since it is a later homonym of F. verruculosus Bertoloni 1818 (Silva et al. 1996: 706). - (5 Dec 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Dixon et al. 2012: 1127). Notes: See data for Fucus verruculosus Mertens 1819.

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Source of current name
Dixon, R.R.M., Huisman, J.M., Buchanan, J., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Spencer, P. (2012). A morphological and molecular study of austral Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) supports the recognition of Phyllotricha at genus level, with further additions to the genus Sargassopsis. Journal of Phycology 48(5): 1119-1129.

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Goldberg, N.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Sargassum kendrickii (Fucales, Phaeophyceae), a new species of subgenus Phyllotrichia from southern Australia. Botanica Marina 47: 424-430.

Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 481, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

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