BIOTIC Species Information for Himanthalia elongata
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Researched byNicola White Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Dagmar Stengel
Taxonomy
Scientific nameHimanthalia elongata Common nameThongweed
MCS CodeZR389 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumChromophycota Subphylum
Superclass ClassPhaeophyceae
Subclass OrderFucales
Suborder FamilyHimanthaliaceae
GenusHimanthalia Specieselongata
Subspecies   

Additional InformationAlso commonly known as sea thong.
Taxonomy References Stengel et al., 1999,
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