Iridaea lilacina &
Iridaea lilacina Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 17
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], -22, [1-2, index], 40 pls. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Typis Eduardi Pratz.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella phyllocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) Perestenko
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lilac.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ad littora Americae boreali-occidentalis (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 17). Type: LE (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).
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
Hughey, J.R., Silva, P.C. & Hommersand, M.H. (2001). Solving taxonomic and nomenclatural problems in Pacific Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta) using DNA from type material. Journal of Phycology 37: 1091-1109.
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2019.