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Alaria grandifolia J.Agardh

Publication details
Alaria grandifolia J.Agardh 1872: 26

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1872). Bidrag till Kännedomen af Grönlands Laminarieer och Fucaceer. Kongl Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 10(8): 1-31.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Alaria is Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Alaria dolichorachis f. longipes Miyabe 1928

Taxonomic notes
See Kraan, Rueness & Guiry (2001). - (14 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Spitsbergen (Athanasiadis 1996: 209). Type: LD?

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Alaria grandifolia J.Agardh)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen et al. 1999).

Europe: Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Spitsbergen (Widdowson 1971, Vinogradova 1995).

Atlantic Islands: Greenland (Widdowson 1971).

North America: Labrador (Widdowson 1971), Massachusetts (MA) (Taylor 1957).

Asia: Kurile Islands (Widdowson 1971), Sakhalin Island (Widdowson 1971).

(as Alaria dolichorachis f. longipes Miyabe)
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936), Kurile Islands (Nagai 1940).

Source of current name
Kraan, S., Rueness, J. & Guiry, M.D. (2001). Are North Atlantic Alaria esculenta and A. grandifolia (Alariaceae, Phaeophyceae) conspecific?. European Journal of Phycology 39: 35-42.

Key references
De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Edelstein, T., Craigie, J.S. & McLachlan, J. (1967). Alaria grandifolia J. Agardh from Nova Scotia. Journal of Phycology 3: 3-6.
Kraan, S., Rueness, J. & Guiry, M.D. (2001). Are North Atlantic Alaria esculenta and A. grandifolia (Alariaceae, Phaeophyceae) conspecific?. European Journal of Phycology 39: 35-42.

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