155,254 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,864 images, 60,045 bibliographic items, 435,060 distributional records.

Iridaea lilacina Postels & Ruprecht

Publication details
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 L├╝tke 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.
 Download PDF

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Iridaea is Iridaea cordata (Turner) Bory de Saint-Vincent.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella phyllocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) Perestenko

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lilac.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

Key references
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

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 302 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=14834

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio