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Mazzaella affinis (Harvey) Fredericq

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Mazzaella

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Mazzaella affinis (Harvey) Fredericq
Cabrillo National Monument, California.. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

 

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Mazzaella affinis (Harvey) Fredericq Cabrillo National Monument, California.
© National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication details
Mazzaella affinis (Harvey) 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.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Chondrus affinis Harvey

Type information
Type locality: California (Silva 1996-to date). Type: TCD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 110). Notes: Collector: Douglas.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chondrus affinis Harvey 1840
Rhodoglossum affine (Harvey) Kylin 1928
Gigartina affinis (Harvey) D.H.Kim 1976

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina montereiensis P.G.Parkinson 1981

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Schubert, N., Garcia-Mendoza, E. & Pacheco-Ruiz, I. (2006). Carotenoid composition of marine red algae. Journal of Phycology 42: 1208-1216.

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Verified by: 13 June 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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