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Hesperophycus californicus P.C.Silva 1990

Publication details
Hesperophycus californicus P.C.Silva 1990: 5, fig. 3

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1990). Hesperophycus Setchell & Gardner, nom. cons. prop., a problematic name applied to a distinctive genus of Fucaceae (Phaeophyceae). Taxon 39: 1-8, 3 figs.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Hesperophycus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pelvetiopsis californica (P.C.Silva) Neiva, Raimondi, G.A.Pearson & Serrão

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus harveyanus Decaisne 1864
Hesperophycus harveyanus (Decaisne) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1910

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
USA: California: San Pedro, Los Angeles Co. (33.70449, -118.28997)

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Fucus harveyanus Decaisne)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999).

(as Hesperophycus harveyanus (Decaisne) Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: California (CA) (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976).

(as Hesperophycus californicus P.C.Silva)
North America: California (CA) (Mondragon & Mondragon 2003 , Cho & al. 2006, Miller 2012), Mexico (Mondragon & Mondragon 2003, Mondragon & Mondragon 2003 , Castaneda-Fernández de Lara et al. 2010 , Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).

Central America: Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche & al. 2008).

Source of current name
Neiva, J., Serrão, E.A., Anderson, L., Raimondi, P.T., Martins, N., Gouveia, L., Paulino, C., Coelho, N.C., Miller, K.A., Ladah, L.B. & Pearson, G.A. (2017). Cryptic diversity, geographical endemism and allopolyploidy in NE Pacific seaweeds. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17(30): 1-12, 4 figs, 2 tables.

Key references
Cho, G.Y, Rousseau, F., Reviers, B. de & Boo, S.M. (2006). Phylogenetic relationships within the Fucales (Phaeophyceae) assessed by the photosystem I coding psaA sequences. Phycologia 45: 512-519.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

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