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Sargassum pusillum C.K.Tseng & B.Ren Lu, nom. illeg. 1995

Publication details
Sargassum pusillum C.K.Tseng & B.Ren Lu 1995: 90, figs. 8, 16, nom. illeg.

Published in: Tseng, C.K. & Baoren, L (1995). Studies on the glomerulate Sargassum of China: II. The species group Swartzia. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 75-92. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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 lui M.J.Wynne

Type information
Type locality: Guangxi Province, China (Tseng & Baoren 1995: 91). Type: Growing on lower intertidal rocks. QD (Tseng & Baoren 1995: 91). Notes: Guangxi Province: Weizhou Island in April (AST 55- 1973), and Fangcheng in May (AST 55-2113)

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Sargassum Section Acanthocarpicae

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Sargassum pusillum W.R.Taylor 1945. - (27 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). Proposal of some nomenclatural adjustments. Notulae Algarum 21: 1-2.

Created: 29 August 2005 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 27 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2021.

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