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Saccharina japonica var. diabolica (Abe. MiyAbe">MiyAbe) N.Yotsukura, S.Kawashima, T.Kawai, T.Abe & L.D.Druehl

Publication details
Saccharina japonica var. diabolica (Miyabe) N.Yotsukura, S.Kawashima, T.Kawai, T.Abe & L.D.Druehl 2008: 165

Published in: Yotsukura, N., Kawashima, S., Kawai, T., Abe, T. & Dreuhl, L.D. (2008). A systematic re-examination of four Laminaria species: L. japonica, L. religiosa, L. ochotensis and L. diabolica. Journal of Japanese Botany 83: 165-176.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Saccharina is Saccharina plana Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Laminaria diabolica Miyabe

Type information
Lectotype locality: Rasau [Hokkaido, Japan] (Tokida, Nakamura & Druehl 1980: 319). Lectotype: Matsuoka ; 23 September 1894; SAPA (Tokida, Nakamura & Druehl 1980: 319, 317, fig. 6).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laminaria diabolica Miyabe 1902
Saccharina diabolica (Miyabe) C.E.Lane, C.Mayes, Druehl & G.W.Saunders 2006
Saccharina japonica f. diabolica (Miyabe) Selivanova, Zhigadlova & G.I.Hansen 2007

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Laminaria longipedalis Okamura 1896
Laminaria diabolica f. genuina Miyabe & Nagai 1940
Saccharina longipedalis (Okamura) C.E.Lane, C.Maves, Druehl & G.W.Saunders 2006

Nomenclatural notes
2008: 174 (INA). - (18 Oct 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Laminaria diabolica Miyabe)
English: Thin snow kombu, Black kombu, Cloudy kombu (Kirby 1953), White-pulpy kombu (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

Japanese: Black kombu, Cloudy kombu (Kirby 1953), Oni-kombu (Tokida 1954), Kuro-tororo kombu, Oboro kombu (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

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Source of current name
Yotsukura, N., Nagai, N. & Kawai, T. (2016). A taxonomic re-examination of Saccharina longipedalis (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae), an endemic kelp species around Lake Akkeshi in eastern Hokkaido, Japan. Botanica Marina 59(2-3): 205-210.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 December 2018.

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