Laminaria diabolica Miyabe in Okamura 1902: 131
Published in: Okamura, K. (1902). Nippon Sorui-meii [Book listing Japanese Algae]. pp. i-vi, 1-276. Tokyo: Keigyosha. [in Japanese]
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina japonica var. diabolica (Miyabe) N.Yotsukura, S.Kawashima, T.Kawai, T.Abe & L.D.Druehl
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: Rasau [Hokkaido, Japan] (Tokida, Nakamura & Druehl 1980: 319). Lectotype: Matsuoka ; 23 September 1894; SAPA (Tokida, Nakamura & Druehl 1980: 319, 317, fig. 6).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Miyabe, K. (1902). On the Laminariaceae of Hokkaido. Journal of the Sapporo Agricultural College 1: 1-50, pls I-XXIX.
Tokida, J., Nakamura, Y. & Druehl, L.D. (1980). Typification of species of Laminaria (Phaeophyta, Laminariales) described by Miyabe and taxonomic notes on the genus in Japan. Phycologia 19(4): 317-328.
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
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.
Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 October 2016 by Wendy Guiry
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Nakamura, H.& Moriya, M. (1999). Purification and partial characterisation of a lectin-like protein from the sea algae Laminaria diabolica that induces fertilization envelope formation in sea urchin eggs. Zool. Sci. 16: 247-253.
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.
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Wendy 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 February 2019.