Alaria crispa Kjellman 1889

Publication Details
Alaria crispa Kjellman 1889: 37, pl. III: figs 5-7

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.

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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Syntype localities: S:t Lawrencebay, S:t Lawrence-ön, ymnig; sällskaplig inom öfre delen af sublitoralregionen; steril. [St. Lawrence Bay, St. Lawrence Island, abundant, gregarious in the upper part of the sublitoral zone; Sterile; St Lawrence Island (Bering Sea)]; (Kjellman 1889: 37) Lectotype: 1/8/1879; LD; 2081 (Widdowson 1971: 29) Notes: According to Widdowson (1971: 27) "These were probably two localities, St. Lawrence Bay being on the Siberian mainland." Widdowson (1971: 29) chose a specimen (LD 2081) from St Lawrence Island as the lectotype.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 December 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 July 2024

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