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Laminaria ephemera Setchell

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Laminaria


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Laminaria ephemera Setchell
Edward King Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Laminaria ephemera Setchell
Edward King Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).


Publication details
Laminaria ephemera Setchell 1901: 121

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1901). Notes on algae, I. Zoe 5: 121-129.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laminaria is Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ephemeral (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Renfrewia ephemera (Setchell) Griggs 1909

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Renfrewia parvula R.E.Griggs 1906

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Carmel Bay, Monterey County, California (Setchell 1901: 121). Type: Mrs J.M. Weeks, C.P. Nott; April to June; (Setchell 1901: 121).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Laminaria ephemera Setchell)
North America: Alaska (AK) (Scagel et al. 1989, Mondragon & Mondragon 2003 ), British Columbia (Scagel et al. 1989, Lane et al. 2006, McDevit & Saunders 2010), California (CA) (Setchell 1901, Scagel et al. 1989, Mondragon & Mondragon 2003 , Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014 ), Oregon (OR) (Hansen 1997), Washington (WA) (Scagel et al. 1989).

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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.

Silva, P.C. (2004). Seaweeds tell their stories. Fremontia. A Journal of the California Native Plant Society 32(1): 3-9.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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