Sargassum asymmetricum E.Y.Dawson, nom. illeg. 1944

Publication Details
Sargassum asymmetricum E.Y.Dawson, nom. illeg. 1944: 244, 370, 371, pl. 36: figs 8-18

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3(10): i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.

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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 Sargassum sonorense E.Y.Dawson.

Type Information
Type locality: Tiburon Island (opposite Turner’s Island); (Dawson 1944: 244) Not specified: D. 156; 25 January 1940; on rocks in lower littoral; Herb. AHF; 13 (Dawson 1944: 244)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 April 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 August 2022

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