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Sargassum oocyste J.Agardh

Publication details
Sargassum oocyste J.Agardh 1848: 317

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1848). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen Primum. Algas fucoideas complectens. pp. [i-vi], [i]-viii, [1]-363. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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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 aquifolium (Turner) C.Agardh

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntypes locality: New Guinea (Mattio et al. 2010: 902). Type: PC TA8158, TA8571, TA8573 (Mattio et al. 2010: 902). Notes: Syntype localities: Chile; Moluccas, Indonesia [New Guinea fide G. Martens, 1868 (Silva et al. 1996).

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Source of current name
Mattio, L., Payri, C.E., Verlaque, M. & De Reviers, B. (2010). Taxonomic revision of Sargassum sect. Acanthocarpicae (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Taxon 59(3): 896-904.

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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