Mazzaella affinis (Harvey) Fredericq Cabrillo National Monument, California.
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Chondrus affinis Harvey 1840: 408
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1840). Algae. In: The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage; comprising an account of the plants collected by Messrs Lay and Collie, and other officers of the expedition, during the voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait, performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R. & A.S., in the years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. (Hooker, W.J. & Arnott, G.A.W. Eds), pp. 406-409. London: Henry G. Bohn.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella affinis (Harvey) Fredericq
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: California (Silva 1996-to date). Type: TCD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110). Notes: Collector: Douglas.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Chondrus affinis Harvey)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
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.
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.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 March 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.