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Laminaria fragilis Miyabe

Publication details
Laminaria fragilis Miyabe in Okamura 1902: 131

Published in: Okamura, K. (1902). Nippon Sorui-meii [Book listing Japanese Algae]. pp. i-vi, 1-276. Tokyo: Keigyosha. [in Japanese]

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laminaria is Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laminaria japonica Areschoug

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Skikuzushi, Muroran [Hokkaido, Japan] (Tokida, Nakamura & Druehl 1980: 325). Lectotype: Miyabe; 21 May 1894; SAPA (Tokida, Nakamura & Druehl 1980: 325, fig. 8).

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
Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Key references
Miyabe, K. (1902). On the Laminariaceae of Hokkaido. Journal of the Sapporo Agricultural College 1: 1-50, pls I-XXIX.

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