Sargassum pacificum var. megaphyllum W.R.Taylor 1945
Sargassum pacificum var. megaphyllum W.R.Taylor 1945: 122, pl. 30
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Pta. Albemarle, Isla Isabela, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 122). Holotype: W.R. Taylor No. 34-106; January 1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 122). Notes: Type: in the shore drift at Pta. Albemarle, 13 January 1934. Date given in Latin diagnosis is 12 January 1934.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.