Aureophycus aleuticus H. , T.Hanyuda, Lindeberg & S.C. 2008
Aureophycus aleuticus H.Kawai, T.Hanyuda, Lindeberg & S.C.Lindstrom Kagamil Island, Island of Four Mountains, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
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Aureophycus aleuticus H.Kawai, T.Hanyuda, Lindeberg & S.C.Lindstrom 2008: 1019, figs 2, 3 (as 'aleutica' )
Published in: Kawai, H., Hanyuda, T., Lindeberg, M. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2008). Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Aureophycus aleuticus gen. et sp. nov. (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) from the Aleutian Islands. Journal of Phycology 44: 1013-1021.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Aureophycus.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Sporophyte composed of a lanceolate blade, flattened stipe and discoidal holdfast; the blade thin, membranous, up to 2 m in length, with obvious thickened rim at the transition zone forming a raised ""V," without undulations, filled with fine, loose filaments including trumpet-shaped hyphae; the stipe rectangular, solid, slightly translucent, reaching 1 m in length; the holdfast semidiscoidal, up to 0.15 m in diameter. No mucilage organs or hairs present. Fertile sporophyte unknown.
Discoid holdfast, "V"- shaped thickened rim in transition zone.
Type locality: Kagamil Island, Island of Four Mountains, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (Kawai & al. 2008: 1014). Holotype: July 15, 2006; 5 m below MLLW. UBC A85831 (Tala et al. 2007: 1014).
Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.
Created: 21 August 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Kawai, H., Hanyuda, T., Lindeberg, M. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2008). Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Aureophycus aleuticus gen. et sp. nov. (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) from the Aleutian Islands. Journal of Phycology 44: 1013-1021.
Kawai, H., Hanyuda, T., Ridgeway, L.M. & Holser, K. (2013). Ancestral reproductive structure in basal kelp Aureophycus aleuticus. Scientific Reports 3(2491): 1-7.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2020.