Laurencia caspica A.D.Zinova & Zaberzhinskaya 1968

Publication Details
Laurencia caspica A.D.Zinova & Zaberzhinskaya 1968: 30, no fig.

Published in: Zinova, A.D. & Zaberzhinskaja, E.B. (1968). Species Rhodophytorum maris Caspici novae. Novosti Sistematiki Nizshikh Rastenii [Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium] 5: 28-33, no figs. [in Russian]

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea caspica (Zinova & Zaberzhinskaya) Maggs & L.M.McIvor.

Type Information
Type locality: "[Caspian Sea, Azerbajdzhan, Baku Archipelago, Svinoy Island, depth 2 m]" [Azerbijan]; (Zinova & Zaberzhinskaja 1968: 30) Type: K.M. Petrov; Jun. 1962; on shells; LE; A0000216 (Mikhaylova & Sokolova 2020: 1117) Notes: Holotype was collected by K.M. Petrov in Jun. 1962 and conserved in V.L. Komarov Botanical Institute of Russian Academy of Science (Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 10 November 2020

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