Alaria crispa Kjellman 1889: 37, pl. III: figs 5-7
Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: S:t Lawrencebay, S:t Lawrence-ön, ymnig; sällskaplig inom öfre delen af sublitoralregionen; steril. [St. Lawrence Bay, St. Lawrence Island, abundant, gregarious in the upper part of the sublitoral zone; Sterile; St Lawrence Island (Bering Sea)] (Kjellman 1889: 37). Lectotype: 1/8/1879; LD 2081 (Widdowson 1971: 29). Notes: According to Widdowson (1971: 27) "These were probably two localities, St. Lawrence Bay being on the Siberian mainland." Widdowson (1971: 29) chose a specimen (LD 2081) from St Lawrence Island as the lectotype.
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, -638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Widdowson, T.B. (1971). A taxonomic revision of the genus Alaria Greville. Syesis 4: 11-49.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2019.