Mazzaella rosea ( )
Mazzaella rosea (Kylin) Fredericq 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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Iridaea rosea Kylin
Type locality: Pacific Grove, California, USA (Silva 1996-to date). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
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.
Saunders, G.W. & Millar, K.R. (2014). A DNA barcode survey of the red algal genus Mazzaella in British Columbia reveals overlooked diversity and new distributional records: descriptions of M. dewreedei sp. nov. and M. macrocarpa sp. nov. Botany 92: 223-231.
Created: 10 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 June 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 August 2019.