Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis, 1863
(egg rack, knotted wrack, wig rack)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesAscophyllum nodosum (egg rack, knotted wrack, wig rack)
FamilyFUCACEAE (a family of wracks)
OrderFUCALES (an order of wracks)
ClassPHAEOPHYCEAE (brown seaweeds)
SubphylumPHAEISTA (a subphylum of chromists)
PhylumOCHROPHYTA (a phylum of chromists)
KingdomCHROMISTA (algae)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Ascophyllum nodosum (Egg Rack, Knotted Wrack, Wig Rack) :
1: Ascophyllum nodosum (Egg Rack, Knotted Wrack, Wig Rack)
11 Sep 2003 OSGR: SW97 50° 30' N, 4° 50' W Vice County: West Cornwall (VC 1) England
on seawall of tidal channel in estuary
Image 1: Close-upImage 2: Plant
2: Ascophyllum nodosum (Egg Rack, Knotted Wrack, Wig Rack)
27 Apr 2001 OSGR: SY67 50° 40' N, 2° 30' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
on rocks at top of beach
Image 1: In situImage 2: Thallus - close-upImage 3: Thallus - close-up (2)
3: Ascophyllum nodosum (Egg Rack, Knotted Wrack, Wig Rack)
9 Jul 1969 Vice County: West Cork (VC H03) Eire
on island
Image 1: Dry - at low tide

Ascophyllum nodosum (Egg Rack, Knotted Wrack, Wig Rack) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 6 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Ascophyllum nodosum (Egg Rack, Knotted Wrack, Wig Rack)
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