Sargassum tenue J.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1848

Publication Details
Sargassum tenue J.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1848: 303-304

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 steinitzii Lipkin & P.C.Silva.

Type Information
Type locality: "ad oras Hindostaniae"; (Silva & al. 1996: 661) Notes: According to Tseng & Lu (1988: 49), the type locality is India.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 September 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 September 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2022

 
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