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Laurencia caspica A.D.Zinova & Zaberzhinskaya

Publication details
Laurencia caspica A.D.Zinova & Zaberzhinskaya 1968: 30, no fig.

Published in: Zinova, A.D. & Zaberzhinskaja, E.B. (1968). Novye vidy krasnykh vodorosley iz Kaspiyskogo moria [New species of red algae from the Caspian Sea]. Species rhodophytorum maris caspici novae. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshykh Rasteniy 5: 28-33, no figs.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea caspica (Zinova & Zaberzhinskaya) Maggs & L.M.McIvor

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Laurencia lacustris Skolka 1961

Nomenclatural notes
The name was invalidly introduced in Zinova (1967) and Zaberzhinskaya, Zinova & Petrov (1967) before being validated by a Latin description in A.D.Zinova & Zaberzhinskaya (1967) with a reference to figures in Zinova (1967)(fide C.A. Maggs). - (11 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "[Caspian Sea, Azerbajdzhan, Baku Archipelago, Svinoy Island, depth 2 m]" [Azerbijan] (Zinova & Zaberzhinskaja 1968: 30). Type: K.M. Petrov; Jun. 1962; LE (Rousseau et al. 2017: 11). Notes: Holotype was collected by K.M. Petrov in Jun. 1962 and conserved in V.L. Komarov Botanical Institute of Russian Academy of Science (Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation).

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Source of current name
Rousseau F., Gey D., Kurihara A., Maggs C.A., Martin-Lescanne J., Payri C., Reviers B. de, Sherwood A.R. & Le Gall L. (2017). Molecular phylogenies support taxonomic revision of three species of Laurencia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta), with the description of a new genus. European Journal of Taxonomy 269: 1-19, 6 figs.

Key references
Zaberzhinskaya E.B., Zinova A.D. & Petrov K.M. (1967). [The Caspian macrophyta in the Azerbaijan coastal area (green, brown and red algae)]. In: Opyt geologo-geomorfologicheskikh i gidrobiologicheskikh issledovanii beregovoi zony moria [The experience of geological, geomorphologic and hydrobiologic studies of the coastal area]. (Kudritskii, D.M. Eds), pp. 158-203. Leningrad: Nauka.

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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