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Pelvetia capensis (Areschoug) De Toni

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Fucaceae
Genus Pelvetia

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Pelvetia capensis (Areschoug) De Toni
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Pelvetia capensis (Areschoug) De Toni
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Pelvetia capensis (Areschoug) De Toni
Cape of Good Hope, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 18 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Pelvetia capensis (Areschoug) De Toni
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Pelvetia capensis (Areschoug) De Toni
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Pelvetia capensis (Areschoug) De Toni
Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; on rocks at low water. 07 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Pelvetia capensis (Areschoug) De Toni
Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; on rocks at low water. 07 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Pelvetia capensis (Areschoug) De Toni
Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; on rocks at low water. 07 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Bifurcariopsis capensis (Areschoug) Papenfuss Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; on rocks at low water
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Pelvetia capensis (Areschoug) De Toni

Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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Publication date: 14 November 1895

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pelvetia is Pelvetia canaliculata (Linnaeus) Decaisne & Thuret.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bifurcariopsis capensis (Areschoug) Papenfuss

Basionym
Fucodium capense Areschoug

Type information
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 643).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

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.

Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1940). Notes on South African marine algae. I. Botaniska Notiser 1940: 200-226, 16 figs.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 November 2019.

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