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Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse

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

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Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Alaria esculenta, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; worn plants in late summer. 28 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Alaria esculenta Clougher Strand, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 11 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore plants. 28 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; 2-3 m long plants at MLWS plants; modeled by Stefan Kraan. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fertile sporophylls; dark areas are zoosporangial sori. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fertile sporophylls; dark areas are zoosporangial sori. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds exposed at low water; 16-mm lens. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication details
Orgyia esculenta (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1816: 24

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1816). Nereis britannica Editio altera. Nova addita classificatione cryptogamiarum [sic] respectu generis Fuci. pp. [i]-xii, [i]- 68, 20 pls. Oxonii [Oxford]: excudebat S. Collingwood.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Orgyia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville

Basionym
Fucus esculentus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Widdowson 1971: 31). Lectotype: LINN 1274.63 (Widdowson 1971: 31).

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

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

Created: 18 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 June 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2019.

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