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Eualaria fistulosa (Postels & Ruprecht) M.J.Wynne 2009

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Alariaceae
Genus Eualaria


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Eualaria fistulosa (Postels & Ruprecht) M.J.Wynne
Postels & Ruprecht (1840, pl. XVI).


Publication details
Eualaria fistulosa (Postels & Ruprecht) M.J.Wynne 2009: 14, fig. 20 [Postels & Ruprecht, 1840: pl. XVI]

Published in: Wynne, M.J. (2009). Marine algae and early explorations in the upper North Pacific and Bering Sea. Algae 24: 1-29.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Eualaria is Alaria fistulosa Postels & Ruprecht.

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

Alaria fistulosa Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Syntype localities: In sinu Illuluk, ad insulam Unalascha observavit Mertens; ad insulam Kadiak legit Kastalsky, ad littora insulae Karaginsk: Postels. (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 11). Type: LE (Yoshida 1998: 331). Notes: Yoshida (1998: 331) gives Unalaska, Alaska as the type locality.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fistulate, hollow throughout but closed at ends (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Alaria fistulosa Postels & Ruprecht 1840
Orgyia fistulosa (Postels & Ruprecht) Trevisan 1845
Phasganon fistulosum (Postels & Ruprecht) Ruprecht 1850
Druehlia fistulosa (Postels & Ruprecht) C.E.Lane & G.W.Saunders 2007

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Alaria fistulosa f. platyphylla Setchell 1901
Alaria fistulosa f. stenophylla Setchell 1903

Habitat notes
Forms a belt in the subtidal zone to a depth of 10 m (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (7 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Key references
Klochkova, N.G., Koroleva, T.N. & Kushidi, A.E. (2009). Atlas vodorosley-makrofitov prikamchatskikh vod [Atlas of algae-macrophytes of Kamchatka waters. Green and brown algae]. Vol. 1 pp. 216, profusely illustrated. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski: Izdaniya KamchatNIRO. [in Russian]

Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

Selivanova, O.N. & Zhigadlova, G.G. (2009). Marine benthic algae of the South Kamchatka state wildlife sanctuary (Kamchatka, Russia). Botanica Marina 52(4): 317-329.

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