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Monostroma arcticum Wittrock 1866

Publication details
Monostroma arcticum Wittrock 1866: 44, pl. II: fig. 8

Published in: Wittrock, V.B. (1866). Försök till en Monographie öfver Algslägtet Monostroma. pp. 1-66, IV plates, folded scheme [= 14 figs]. Stockholm: Akademisk Afhandling.
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Publication date: 23 May 1866

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Monostroma is Monostroma bullosum (Roth) Thuret.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Monostroma grevillei var. arcticum (Wittrock) Rosenvinge

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Monostroma arcticum Wittrock)
Japanese: Kito-hitoegusa (Tokida 1954).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Monostroma arcticum Wittrock)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Lee 1980).

Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Munda 1979).

Europe: Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Helgoland (Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000), Norway (Jaasund 1965, Rueness 1997, Brattegard & Holte 2001), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

North America: Alaska (Lindstrom 1977).

Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Liu 2008, Tseng 2009, Ding & Luan 2013), Japan (Okamura 1936, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986), Kurile Islands (Nagai 1940).

Source of current name
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1893). Grønlands Havalger. Meddelelser om Grønland 3: 763-981, 57 figs, 2 pls.

Key references
Ding, L. & Luan, R. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus IV Chlorophyta No. I Ulotrichales Chaetophorales, Phaeophilales, Ulvales, Acrosiphoniales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-173, pls I-VI. Beijing: Science Press.

Jaasund, E. (1965). Aspects of the marine algal vegetation of North Norway. Botanica Gothoburgensia. Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis 4: 1-174.

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