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Saccharina latissima f. angustissima (Collins) A.C.Mathieson 2008

Publication details
Saccharina latissima f. angustissima (Collins) A.C.Mathieson in Mathieson & al. 2008: 17

Published in: Mathieson, A.C., Hehre, E.J., Dawes, C.J. & Neefus, C.D. (2008). An historical comparison of seaweed populations from Casco Bay, Maine. Rhodora 110(941): 1-102.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Saccharina is Saccharina plana Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Saccharina angustissima (Collins) Augyte, Yarish & Neefus

Laminaria agardhii f. angustissima Collins

Type information
Type locality: Bailey Island, Casco Bay, Maine, USA (43°43.38'N, 69°59.656'W) (Augyte et al. 2018: 110). Lectotype: Phycotheca Boreali-Americana no. LXXXIII (1905): Frank Collins; 18 July 1903; NY 02243824 (Augyte et al. 2018: 110). Notes: Isotypes: NY No. 02243826, 02243815.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), widest, very wide.

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
Augyte, S., Lewis, L., Lin, S., Neefus, C.D. & Yarish, C. (2018). Speciation in the exposed intertidal zone: the case of Saccharina angustissima comb. nov. & stat. nov. (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) . Phycologia 57(1): 100-112.

Key references
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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