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Iridophycus heterocarpus (Postels & Ruprecht) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Iridophycus

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Iridophycus heterocarpus (Postels & Ruprecht) Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Yukihiko Serisawa. © Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp).

 

Rhodochorton variabile K.M.Drew

Mazzaella heterocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) Fredericq Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
© Yukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp)

Publication details
Iridophycus heterocarpus (Postels & Ruprecht) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1937: 170

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1937). Iridophycus in the northern hemisphere. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 23: 169-174.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Iridophycus is Iridaea capensis J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse

Basionym
Iridaea heterocarpa Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Type locality: In oceano pacifico septemtrionale (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 18). Type: LE (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110). Notes: Type locality: Kamchatka, Russia (Hughey et al. 2001: 1093).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), literally, different fruit.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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Verified by: 08 December 2009 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2018.

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