Yamadaia americana E.Y. & R.L.Steele
Yamadaia americana E.Y.Dawson & R.L.Steele 1964: 2, pls 1, 2
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. & Steele, R.L. (1964). An eastern Pacific member of Yamadaia (Corallinaceae) from the San Juan Islands, Washington. Nova Hedwigia 8: 1-4, 2 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chiharaea americana (E.Y.Dawson & R.L.Steele) Martone, S.C.Lindstrom, K.A.Miller & P.W.Gabrielson
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Washington, Strait of Juan de Furca, Hein Bank (Martone et al. 2012: 861). Holotype: R.L. Steele; 13.vii.1963; 10-12 m depth on cobble. UC UC 1885061/AHFH 75382 (Martone et al. 2012: 861).
Martone, P.T., Lindstrom, S.C., Miller, K.A. & Gabrielson, P.W. (2012). Chiharaea and Yamadaia (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) represent reduced and recently derived articulated coralline morphologies. Journal of Phycology 48(4): 859-868.
Created: 31 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 October 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Aguilar-Rosas, R. & Pacheco-Ruíz, I. (1995). Yamadaia americana Dawson et Steele (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae): first report from Pacific Mexico. Botanica Marina 38: 281-283, 2 figs, 1 table.
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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2019.