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Saccharina longicruris (Bachelot Pylaie) Kuntze 1891

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Saccharina


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Saccharina longicruris (Bachelot Pylaie) Kuntze
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Publication details
Saccharina longicruris (Bachelot Pylaie) Kuntze 1891: 915

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars I. pp. i-clvi, 1-374. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Saccharina is Saccharina plana Stackhouse.

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

Laminaria longicruris Bachelot Pylaie

Type information
Type locality: Terre-Neuve: Saint-Pierre & Miquelon [Newfoundland, Canada]

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Laminaria longicruris Bachelot Pylaie 1824
Hafgygia longicruris (De la Pyl.) Aresch. 1883

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Laminaria ophiura Bory 1826

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Laminaria longicruris Bachelot Pylaie)
English: Kelp, Oarweed (Madlener 1977), Atlantic Kombu (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Laminaria longicruris Bachelot Pylaie)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Taylor 1957, Lee 1980), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999).

Atlantic Islands: E. Greenland (Pedersen 1976).

Europe: Ireland (Anonymous 1869, Adams 1907, Morton 1994).

North America: Connecticut (Taylor 1957, Schneider et al. 1979), New Hampshire (Mathieson & Hehre 1986), Nova Scotia (Schmidt & Scheibling 2006), Québec (Taylor 1957), Rhode Island (Taylor 1957), Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Taylor 1957).

(as Laminaria ophiura Bory)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999).

(as Saccharina longicruris (Bachelot Pylaie) Kuntze)
Atlantic Islands: Greenland (Pedersen 2011).

North America: Baffin Island (Küpper et al. 2016).

Key references
Lane, C.E., Mayes, C., Druehl, L.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2006). A multi-gene molecular investigation of the kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) supports substantial taxonomic re-organization. Journal of Phycology 42: 493-512.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

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