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Laminaria bongardiana var. bifurcata (Gunnerus) Postels & Ruprecht

Publication details
Laminaria bongardiana var. bifurcata (Gunnerus) Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 10 (as 'Laminaria bongardiana ß bifurcata' )

Published in: Postels, A. & Ruprecht, F. (1840). Illustrationes algarum in itinere circum orbem jussu imperatoris Nicolai I. Atque auspiciis navarchi Friderici Lütke 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 1940

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Fucus bifurcatus Gunnerus

Type information
Type locality: "Ofodienfibus in Norlandia" [Ofoten Fjord, Nordland, Norway] (Gunnerus 1766: 96). Lectotype: TRH (Wynne 2016: 1).

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

Nomenclatural notes
According to Art 37.4. "If in one whole publication (Art. 37.5), prior to 1 January 1890, only one infraspecific rank is admitted, it is considered to be that of variety unless this would be contrary to the author%u2019s statements in the same publication." - (29 Jun 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2016). Lectotypification of Fucus bifurcatus Gunnerus. Notulae Algarum 8: 1-3, 2 figs.

Created: 18 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 June 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 November 2019.

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