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Ecklonia biruncinata (Bory) Papenfuss 1944

Publication details
Ecklonia biruncinata (Bory) Papenfuss 1944: 341

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1944). Notes on algal nomenclature. III. Miscellaneous species of Chlorophyceae, Phaeophyceae and Rhodophyceae. Farlowia 1: 337-346.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ecklonia is Ecklonia buccinalis (Linnaeus) Hornemann.

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

Basionym
Laminaria biruncinata Bory

Type information
Type locality: Concepción, ChileDumont d'Urville; PC

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laminaria biruncinata Bory 1826
Capea biruncinata (Bory) Montagne 1840
Ecklonia radiata f. biruncinata (Bory) Papenfuss 1990

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus radiatus var. exasperatus Turner 1808
Laminaria radiata var. exasperata (Turner) C.Agardh 1820
Ecklonia exasperata (Turner) J.Agardh 1848
Capea radiata var. exasperata (Turner) Kützing 1849
Capea exasperata (Turner) Montagne 1852
Ecklonia radiata var. exasperata (Turner) Harvey 1867
Ecklonia radiata f. exasperata (Turner) De Toni 1895

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Ecklonia exasperata (Turner) J. Agardh, E. polymorpha Hornem and E. radiata (Turner) J. Agardh as synonyms of this species.

Distributional notes
Papenfuss (1964: 22) considers it doubtful that the specimen from Cape Horn upon which Hooker’s record is based is actually representative of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 October 2020.

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