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Iridaea explanata Suhr

Publication details
Iridaea explanata Suhr 1841: 287, pl. 3: fig. 12

Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1841). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 18(Suppl. 1): 273-288, 3 pls.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina explanata (Suhr) D.H.Kim 1976

Taxonomic notes
Papenfuss (1964: 42) remarks that this species of Suhr's had been overlooked and that its identity was uncertain. - (23 Oct 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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Verified by: 23 October 2008 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 13 December 2018.

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