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Pelagophycus giganteus Areschoug

Publication details
Pelagophycus giganteus Areschoug 1881: 49

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1881). Beskrifning på ett nytt algslägte Pelagophycus, hörande till Laminarieernas familj. Botaniska Notiser 1881: 49-50.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pelagophycus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pelagophycus porra (Léman) Setchell

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), huge.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 01 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 June 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 November 2019.

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