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Alaria fistulosa Postels & Ruprecht

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Alariaceae
Genus Alaria

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Alaria fistulosa Postels & Ruprecht
Postels & Ruprecht (1840, pl. XVI).

 

Publication details
Alaria fistulosa Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 11, pl. XVI

Published in: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici L├╝tke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano pacifico, inprimis septemtrionale ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum. pp. [i-vi ], [i]- iv, 1-28 [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], [1]-22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Alaria is Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eualaria fistulosa (Postels & Ruprecht) M.J.Wynne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fistulate, hollow throughout but closed at ends (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Syntype localities: In sinu Illuluk, ad insulam Unalascha observavit Mertens; ad insulam Kadiak legit Kastalsky, ad littora insulae Karaginsk: Postels. (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 11). Type: LE (Yoshida 1998: 331). Notes: Yoshida (1998: 331) gives Unalaska, Alaska as the type locality.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2009). Marine algae and early explorations in the upper North Pacific and Bering Sea. Algae 24: 1-29.

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Lane, C.E. & Saunders, G.W. (2005). Molecular investigation reveals epi/endophytic extrageneric kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) gametophytes colonizing Lessoniopsis littoralis thalli. Botanica Marina 48: 426-436.

Lane, C.E., Mayes, C., Druehl, L.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2006). A multi-gene molecular investigation of the kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) supports substantial taxonomic re-organization. Journal of Phycology 42: 493-512.

Mondragon, J. & Mondragon, J. (2003). Seaweeds of the Pacific Coast. Common marine algae from Alaska to Baja California. pp. [i]iv, [1]-97. Monterey, California: Sea Challengers.

Widdowson, T.B. (1971). A taxonomic revision of the genus Alaria Greville. Syesis 4: 11-49.

Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Kawashima, S. (1986). Drifting records of alien species of the Laminariales (2). Alaria fistulosa Postels et Ruprecht. Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 332-333.
Kibbe, A.L. (1915). Some points in the structure of Alaria fistulosa. Puget Sound Marine Biological Station Publication 1: 43-57.

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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 23 August 2019.

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