Alaria fistulosa Postels & Ruprecht 1840

Eualaria fistulosa (Postels & Ruprecht) M.J.Wynne

Current name: Eualaria fistulosa (Postels & Ruprecht) M.J.Wynne
Postels & Ruprecht (1840, pl. XVI)

Publication Details
Alaria fistulosa Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 11, pl. XVI [16]

Published in: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici L├╝tke annis 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 celoce Seniavin exsecuto in Oceano pacifico, inprimis septemtrionale ad littora rossica asiatico-americana collectarum. pp. [i-vi ], [i]- iv, 1-28 [1-2, index], [Latin:] [-iv], [1]-22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.

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Publication date: Nov-Dec 1840 [TL-2]

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Alaria is Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eualaria fistulosa (Postels & Ruprecht) M.J.Wynne.

Type Information
Syntype localities: In sinu Illuluk, ad insulam Unalascha observavit Mertens; ad insulam Kadiak legit Kastalsky, ad littora insulae Karaginsk: Postels.; (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 11) Type: LE; (Yoshida 1998: 331) Notes: Yoshida (1998: 331) gives Unalaska, Alaska as the type locality.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fistulate, hollow throughout but closed at ends (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2023

 
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