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Saccharina nigripes (J.Agardh) Lontin & G.W.Saunders

Publication details
Saccharina nigripes (J.Agardh) Lontin & G.W.Saunders 2015: 445

Published in: Longtin, C.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2015). On the utility of mucilage ducts as a taxonomic character in Laminaria and Saccharina (Phaeophyceae) - the conundrum of S. groenlandica. Phycologia 54(5): 440-450.

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 nigripes J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Spitsbergen (Athanasiadis 1996: 214). Lectotype: LD [herb. alg. Agardh] 2013 (Longtin & Saunders 2015: 445). Notes: Lontin & Saunders (2014: 445) rejected the selection of LD [herb alg. Agardh] 2010 by Wilce and replaced it with LD [herb alg. Agardh] 2013. Art 9.19 [Melbourne Code] clearly specifies "The author who first designates (Art. 7.9 and 7.10) a lectotype or a neotype in conformity with Art. 9.11-13 must be followed, but that choice is superseded if (a) the holotype or, in the case of a neotype, any of the original material is rediscovered; the choice may also be superseded if one can show that (b) it is in serious conflict with the protologue and another element is available that is not in conflict with the protologue, or that (c) it is contrary to Art. 9.14."

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laminaria nigripes J.Agardh 1868

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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