Mazzaella linearis ( & N.L.Gardner)
Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq Northern California
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Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq in Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 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.
Type locality: Carmel, (California, USA) (Silva 1957: 171). Type: N.L. Gardner; May 1916; rocks in the lower littoral. UC 507637, (female) 507582, (male) 266510 (Hughey & Hommersand 2010: 123).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).
zone: low; sand; epilithic (Augyte & Shaughnessy, 2014). - (8 Dec 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Hughey, J.R. & Hommmersand, M.H. (2010). A molecular study of Mazzaella (Gigartineaceae, Rhodophyta) and morphological investigation of the splendens clade from Pacific North America. Phycologia 49: 113-135.
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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Ross, P.J., Donaldson, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2003). A molecular investigation of Mazzaella (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) morphologically intermediate between Mazzaella linearis and M. splendens. Botanica Marina 46: 202-213.
Shaughnessy, F.J. (2004). Contrasting patterns of allometry and realized plasticity in the sister species Mazzaella splendens and Mazzaella linearis (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 40: 846-856, 5 figs, 2 tables.
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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 19 April 2019.