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Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley 1999

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Silvetia


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Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).


Brongniartella spinosissima (Harvey) Falkenberg

Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley Peter the Great Bay, Russia
© Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru)

Publication details
Silvetia babingtonii (Harvey) E.A.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley 1999: 392

Published in: Serrão, E.A., Alice, L.A. & Brawley, S.H. (1999). Evolution of the Fucaceae (Phaeophyceae) inferred from nrDNA-ITS. Journal of Phycology 35: 382-394, 5 figs, 4 tables.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Silvetia is Silvetia compressa (J.Agardh) E.Serrão, T.O.Cho, S.M.Boo & Brawley.

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

Fucus babingtonii Harvey

Type information
Syntype localities: "Japan (Dr. Babington in Herb. T.C.D.): rocks at Simoda; Hong Kong." (Harvey 1860: 329).

Named for Charles Babington (1808-1895), Professor of Botany at Cambridge University (Stearn 1992).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus babingtonii Harvey 1860
Pelvetia babingtonii (Harvey) De Toni 1895
Pelvetia wrigtii f. babingtonii (Harvey) Yendo 1907

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus wrightii Harvey 1860
Pelvetia wrightii Okamura 1902
Pelvetia wrightii f. babingtonii Yendo 1907
Pelvetia wrightii f. japonica Yendo 1907
Pelvetia wrightii f. typica Yendo 1907

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Pelvetia wrightii Okamura)
Japanese: Yezo-ishige (Tokida 1954).

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Key references
Belous O.C., Titlyanova, T.B. & Titlyanov E.A. (2013). [Marine plants of Trinity Bay and adjacent waters (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan)]. pp. [1]-263. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka. [in Russian]

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Created: 21 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Nagasato, C. & Motomura, T. (2019). Effect of brefeldin A and the dynamics of the actin plate on cytokinesis of zygotes in the brown alga, Silvetia babingtonii (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 26-38.
Nagasato, C., Motomura, T. & Ichimura, T. (2001). Degeneration and extrusion of nuclei during oogenesis in Silvetia babingtonii, Cystoseira hakodatensis and Sargassum confusum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 40: 411-420.

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