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Scinaia minima E.Y.Dawson

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Suborder Galaxaurineae
Family Scinaiaceae
Genus Scinaia

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Scinaia minima E.Y.Dawson
Panama. Habit with distinct dichotomous branching.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Scinaia minima E.Y.Dawson
Panama. In situ.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Scinaia minima E.Y.Dawson
Panama. Transverse section of cortex with large surface cells and smaller tear-drop subsurface cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Scinaia minima E.Y.Dawson
Panama. Surface view focused to subsurface darkly pigmented tear-drop cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Scinaia minima E.Y.Dawson Panama. Habit with distinct dichotomous branching.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Scinaia minima E.Y.Dawson 1945: 103, pl. 20: fig. 1

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1945). Some new and unreported sublittoral algae from Cerros Island, Mexico. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 43: 102-112.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Scinaia is Scinaia forcellata Bivona-Bernardi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scinaia johnstoniae Setchell

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very little, very least (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Kellett Channel, between Isla Cedros and Punta San Eugenio, Baja California (Dawson 1953: 47). Holotype: K. O. Emery; May 1945; 25-30 m depth. UC (Dawson 1953: 47). Notes: Dawson, 1953 notes isotype is in Herbarium HAHF on sheet 8910.

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Source of current name
León-Cisneros, K., Riosmena-Rodríguez, R., Neto, A.I. & Hernández-Carmona, G. (2009). The red algal genus Scinaia (Nemaliales; Rhodophyta) on the Gulf of California, Mexico: a taxonomic account. Phycologia 48(3): 186-210, 60 figs, 10 tables.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 July 2019.

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