Mazzaella lilacina ( & )
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella phyllocarpa (Postels & Ruprecht) Perestenko
Iridaea lilacina Postels & Ruprecht
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Hughey, Silva & Hommersand (2001: 1101) using DNA from type material) consider Mazzaella lilacina Postels et Ruprecht a synonym of M. phyllocarpa Postels et Ruprecht.
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.
Created: 10 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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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.