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Sargassum atlanticum Bory, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Sargassum atlanticum Bory 1829: 171, nom. illeg.

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 vulgare C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: included Sargassum vulgare C.Agardh in synonymy. - (12 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Created: 12 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 April 2017.

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