Saccharina subsessilis ( ) Starko & S.C.
Saccharina subsessilis (Areschoug) Starko & S.C.Lindstrom in Starko et al. 2018: 162, figs 4A, 5
Published in: 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.
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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.
Possible heterotypic synonym: Streptophyllum spirale (Starko et al., 20118). - (23 Jul 2018) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 20 July 2018 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 23 July 2018 by Wendy Guiry
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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.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2018.