Sargassum macdougalii E.Y. 1944
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
Subgenus Sargassum Section Lapazeana
Named for the collector, Daniel T. MacDougal (1865-1958), American botanist, who collected marine algae in the Gulf of California in 1904.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Central America: Mexico (Pacific) (Pedroche & al. 2008).
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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