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Sargassum pacificum var. megaphyllum W.R.Taylor

Publication details
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.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

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Key references
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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 December 2019.

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