Laminaria ephemera Setchell 1901

Laminaria ephemera Setchell

Current name: Laminaria ephemera Setchell
Edward King Island, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, CanadaCoastal Imageworks (

Publication Details
Laminaria ephemera Setchell 1901: 121

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1901). Notes on algae, I. Zoe 5: 121-129.

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

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Carmel Bay, Monterey County, California; (Setchell 1901: 121) Type: Mrs J.M. Weeks, C.P. Nott; April to June; (Setchell 1901: 121)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), ephemeral (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 August 2008

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 August 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 May 2024

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