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PHAEOPHYCEAE Kjellman, 1891 (brown seaweeds)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

ECTOCARPALES Bessey, 1907 (an order of brown seaweeds) Order 1 subtaxon  
ACINETOSPORACEAE Hamel ex J. Feldmann, 1937 (a family of brown seaweeds) Family 1 subtaxon  
Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman, 1872 (a brown seaweed)
In situ
Species    
FUCALES Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1827 (an order of wracks)
FUCACEAE (a family of wracks), eg: Pelvetia canaliculata (Channelled Wrack) - Thallus HIMANTHALIACEAE (thongweeds), eg: Himanthalia elongata (Thongweed) - Exposed on spring tide SARGASSACEAE (a family of brown seaweeds), eg: Cystoseira tamariscifolia (Rainbow Wrack) - In shallow water - close-up
Order 11 subtaxa 9 ident refs
LAMINARIALES Migula, 1909 (an order of brown seaweeds)
CHORDACEAE (a family of brown seaweeds), eg: Chorda filum (Dead Men's Ropes, Mermaid's Fishing Lines, Mermaid's Tresses) - Group of thalli - with Sargassum muticum - under water LAMINARIACEAE (a family of brown seaweeds), eg: Laminaria digitata (Tangle, Oarweed) - Thalli partially exposed at low tide
Order 4 subtaxa 2 ident refs
RALFSIALES (an order of brown seaweeds) Order 1 subtaxon  
RALFSIACEAE Farlow, 1881 (a family of brown seaweeds) Family 1 subtaxon  
Unidentified Ralfsia (Unidentified Ralfsia Encrusting Brown Seaweeds)
In situ
Unidentified    
SCYTOSIPHONALES Feldmann, 1949 (an order of chromists) Order 1 subtaxon  
SCYTOSIPHONACEAE Farlow, 1881 (a family of brown seaweeds) Family 1 subtaxon  
Colpomenia peregrina Sauvageau, 1927 (Oyster Thief, Oysterthief)
Stranded thallus
Species    
SPHACELARIALES Migula, 1909 (an order of brown seaweeds) Order 1 subtaxon  
STYPOCAULACEAE Oltmanns, 1922 (a family of brown seaweeds) Family 1 subtaxon  
Stypocaulon scoparium (Linnaeus) K├╝tzing, 1843 (a brown seaweed)
In shallow water
Species    
TILOPTERIDALES Bessey, 1907 (an order of brown seaweeds) Order 1 subtaxon  
PHYLLARIACEAE Hamel ex Petrov, 1974 (a family of brown seaweeds) Family 1 subtaxon  
Saccorhiza polyschides (Lightfoot) Batters, 1902 (Furbelows)
Plant - exposed at low tide
Species    

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Fletcher, R.L., 1987 Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae)
Biodiversity des algues marines et de la fauna marine des cotes francaises: Manche et Atlantique: http://www.marevita.org/index.php?option=accueil Biodiversity des algues marines et de la fauna marine des cotes francaises: Manche et Atlantique
Hiscock, S., 1979 A Field Key to the British Brown Seaweeds
Jones, W.E., 1962 A Key to the genera of British Seaweeds
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland: http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/ Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland
Wells, E., 2009 A Field Guide to the British Seaweeds

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 general literature references to PHAEOPHYCEAE (brown seaweeds)

PHAEOPHYCEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
CHROMISTA
(algae)
Seaweeds (via Phaeophyceae)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 75 feeding and other relationships of PHAEOPHYCEAE (brown seaweeds)

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