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Hafgygia bongardiana f. subsessilis Areschoug

Publication details
Hafgygia bongardiana f. subsessilis Areschoug 1883: 5

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1883). Observationes phycologicae. Particula quarta. De Laminariaceis nonnullis. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series 3 12(8): 1-23. [in Latin]
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hafgygia is .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina subsessilis (Areschoug) Starko & S.C.Lindstrom

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Bering Island; Sitka (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: UPS A-823620 (Starko et al. 2018: 162, fig. 4). Notes: Accordng to Setchell (1901: 122, 123), Areschoug does not give the type locality but inferred that it was either Bering Island or Sitka. Setchell's specimens came from the Island of Amaknak in Unalaska Bay. Lectotype designated by Starko & S.C. Lindstrom. They note that this specimen is one of two of this form collected by Kjellman on Bering Island between Aug. 14 and 19, 1879. They consider the other specimen in UPS (A823624) to be a syntype.

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
Starko, S., Boo, G, H., Martone, P.T. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2018). A molecular investigation of Saccharina sessilis from the Aleutian Islands reveals a species complex, necessitating the new combination Saccharina subsessilis. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(2): 157-166.

Key references
Selivanova, O.N., Zhigadlova, G.G. & Hansen, G.I. (2007). Revision of the systematics of algae in the order Laminariales (Phaeophyta) from the Far-Eastern Seas of Russia on the basis of molecular-phylogenetic data. Russian Journal of Marine Biology 33: 278-289.

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

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