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Sargassum macdougalii E.Y.Dawson 1944

Publication details
Sargassum macdougalii E.Y.Dawson 1944: 245, pl. 35: figs 1-8; pl. 36: 1-7; pl. 37: figs 27-30

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.
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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.

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Libertad, Sonora (Dawson 1944: 245). Not specified: MacDougal; December 1923; UC 615657 (Dawson 1944: 245). Notes: Dawson (1944: 245) notes that there is an isotype located in AHF (no. 14).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Lapazeana

Eponomy
Named for the collector, Daniel T. MacDougal (1865-1958), American botanist, who collected marine algae in the Gulf of California in 1904.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

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.

Phillips, N. (1995). Biogeography of Sargassum (Phaeophyta) in the Pacific basin. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol. 5, pp. 107-145. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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