Sargassum capillare Kützing 1843

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Sargassum capillare Kützing 1843: 361

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sargassum is Sargassum bacciferum (Turner) C.Agardh.

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

Type Information
Type locality: "Im Indischen Ocean" (Tranquebar, Tamil Nadu, India); (Silva & al. 1996: 661) Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Grunow (1915: 374) for more information on the type locality of this species.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022

 
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