Sargassum insulare Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Publication Details
Sargassum insulare Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 735, pl. 20: figs 67, 68; pl. 21: fig. 78

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.

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Publication date: "May 13, 1924"

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 lapazeanum Setchell & N.L.Gardner.

Type Information
Type locality: San Marcos Island, Gulf of California.; (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 735) Type: Ivan M. Johnston (no.11); July; Growing on rocks in the upper sublittoral belt; Herb. Calif. Acad. Sci.; 1340 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 735)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to islands, insular (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 November 2001 by Olivia Fitzgerald.

Last updated: 31 January 2011

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