Saccharina nigripes (J. ) Lontin & G.W. 2015
Saccharina nigripes (J.Agardh) Lontin & G.W.Saunders 2015: 445
Published in: Longtin, C.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2015). On the utility of mucilage ducts as a taxonomic character in Laminaria and Saccharina (Phaeophyceae) - the conundrum of S. groenlandica. Phycologia 54(5): 440-450.
Publication date: 2015
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hedophyllum nigripes (J.Agardh) Starko, S.C.Lindstrom & Martone
Laminaria nigripes J.Agardh
Type locality: Spitsbergen (Athanasiadis 1996: 214). Lectotype: LD [herb. alg. Agardh] 2013 (Longtin & Saunders 2015: 445). Notes: Lontin & Saunders (2014: 445) rejected the selection of LD [herb alg. Agardh] 2010 by Wilce and replaced it with LD [herb alg. Agardh] 2013. Art 9.19 [Melbourne Code] clearly specifies "The author who first designates (Art. 7.9 and 7.10) a lectotype or a neotype in conformity with Art. 9.11-13 must be followed, but that choice is superseded if (a) the holotype or, in the case of a neotype, any of the original material is rediscovered; the choice may also be superseded if one can show that (b) it is in serious conflict with the protologue and another element is available that is not in conflict with the protologue, or that (c) it is contrary to Art. 9.14."
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Saccharina nigripes (J.Agardh) Lontin & G.W.Saunders)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Fredriksen & al. 2019).
Europe: Spitsbergen (Longtin & Saunders 2015).
North America: Alaska (Stekoll 2019), British Columbia (Longtin & Saunders 2015), Maine (Longtin & Saunders 2015), Manitoba (Longtin & Saunders 2015), New Brunswick (Longtin & Saunders 2015), Newfoundland (Longtin & Saunders 2015), Nova Scotia (Longtin & Saunders 2015), Québec (Longtin & Saunders 2015).
Source of current name
Starko, S., Soto Gomez, M., Darby, H., Demes, K.W., Kawai, H., Yotsukura, N., Lindstrom, S.C., Keeling, P.J., Graham, S.W. & Martone, P.T. (2019). Corrigendum to "A comprehensive kelp phylogeny sheds light on the evolution of an ecosystem" [Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 136 (2019) 138–150]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 140: .
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.
Created: 19 November 2015 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 15 October 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 January 2021.