Feather Boa Kelp  
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Empire Eukaryota

Kingdom Chromista

Subkingdom Chromobiota

Infrakingdom Heterokonta

Phylum Ochrophyta

Class Phaeophyceae

Order Laminariales

Family Lessoniaceae

Genus Egregia

Species menziesii


Type specimen: First described by Turner in 1876. It was later renamed by J.E. Areschoug.

Type locality: Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada   

The Genus Egregia only contains one other species, E. laevigata.


References for this page  

Guiry M.D. "Egregia Areschoug 1876: 66". algaeBASE. 2006. Phycological society of America. 2006.