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Laurencia carolinensis Y.Saito 1969

Publication details
Laurencia carolinensis Y.Saito 1969: 154, figs 6, 7

Published in: Saito, Y. (1969). The algal genus Laurencia from the Hawaiian Islands, the Philippine Islands and adjacent areas. Pacific Science 23: 148-160, 11 figs.
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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 Chondrophycus carolinensis (Y.Saito) K.W.Nam

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Helen Reef, western Caroline Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 505). Type: BISH Doty 15360 (Yoshida 1998: 1032).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Laurencia carolinensis Y.Saito)
Indian Ocean Islands: Maldives (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Seychelles (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, MeƱez & Moe 1987).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1984, Price & Scott 1992, Phillips 1997).

Pacific Islands: Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003).

Key references
Nam, K.W. (1999). Morphology of Chondrophycus undulata and C. parvipapillata and its implications for the taxonomy of the Laurencia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) complex. European Journal of Phycology 34: 455-468, 43 figs, 2 tables.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2020.

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