Sargassum ryukyuense Shimabukuro & Yoshida 2008

Publication Details
Sargassum ryukyuense Shimabukuro & Yoshida 2008: 27-30, figs 2-11

Published in: Shimabukuro, H., Terada, R., Noro, T. & Yoshida, T. (2008). Taxonomic study of two Sargassum species (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from the Ryukyu Islands, southern Japan: Sargassum ryukyuense sp. nov. and Sargassum pinnatifidum Harvey. Botanica Marina 51: 26-34.

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

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Ikei, Uruma City, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan; (Shimabukuro et al. 2008: 28, 29) Holotype: Shimabukuro; 10 September 2002; On rock; SAP; 101916 (Shimabukuro et al. 2008: 28, 30) Notes: Isotypes: SAP 101917-101919, TNS-AL 161080-161082, KAG-F 1757-1759.

General Environment
This is a species.

On rock in the lower intertidal to sublittoral zones at 1-3 m in depth.

Created: 31 October 2008 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 October 2008

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