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Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Macrocystis

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Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal.. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal.. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal.. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Bamfield, Vancouver Island, Canada; lower shore. 27 Apr 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Bamfield, Vancouver Island, Canada. 27 Apr 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Bamfield, Vancouver Island, Canada; plants at low water. 27 Apr 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Bamfield, Vancouver Island, Canada; plants at low water. 27 Apr 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh
Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal.. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal.
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Macrocystis menziesii (Turner) C.Agardh 1820: 49

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820 '1821'). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum. Pars prima. pp. [i-iv], [1]-168. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: probably Jan-April 1820

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Macrocystis is Macrocystis pyrifera (Linnaeus) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Egregia menziesii (Turner) Areschoug

Basionym
Fucus menziesii Turner

Type information
Syntype localities: "On the western coast of North America, generally in deep water: at Nooka; Trinidad; Monterrey [Nootka, British Columbia; Trinidad, Humbolt Co., California; Monterey, Monterey Co., California] (Turner 1807-1808: 58). Lectotype: Archibald Menzies; Unknown; BM-K? (Smith 1944: 149). Notes: Nooka was selected as lectotype locality by Smith (1944: 149).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Harvey, W.H. (1833). [California] Ordo LVI. Algae. In: The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage; comprising an account of the plants collected by Messrs Lay and Collie, and other officers of the expedition, during the voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait, performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R. & A.S., in the years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. (Hooker, W.J. & Arnott, G.A. Eds), pp. 163-165. London: Henry G. Bohn, No. 4 York Street, Covent Garden.

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