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Mazzaella lilacina (Postels & Ruprecht) Leister

Publication details
Mazzaella lilacina (Postels & Ruprecht) Leister in Hommersand et al. 1993: 110

Published in: 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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mazzaella is Mazzaella californica (J.Agardh) G.De Toni.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella phyllocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) Perestenko

Basionym
Iridaea lilacina Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Type locality: Ad littora Americae boreali-occidentalis (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 17). Type: LE (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lilac.

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

Taxonomic notes
Hughey, Silva & Hommersand (2001: 1101) using DNA from type material) consider Mazzaella lilacina Postels et Ruprecht a synonym of M. phyllocarpa Postels et Ruprecht.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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.

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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 18 April 2019.

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