Sargassum filicinum Harvey 1860

Publication Details
Sargassum filicinum Harvey 1860: 327

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Sargassum horneri (Turner) C.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: "East coast of Japan."; (Harvey 1860: 327) Type: TCD; (Yoshida 1998: 384)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fern-like (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2022

 
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